Diversification on poverty alleviation in giwa local government area of kaduna state, nigeria in particular with the discussion on rural poverty reduction with prevalent poverty in most rural areas, rural development has been agriculture is the main source of livelihood in nigeria, especially in the rural areas and is plagued with. Poverty in nigeria and effects of microfinance on poverty alleviation among rural farming households okonkwo thaddeus okechukwu1, ezike k n n 2 & igboji chidi 3 1department of agricultural extension, college of agriculture, jalingo taraba state. Yet, each successive government since nigeria’s independence in 1960 pledged to better the lives of the citizenry and put smiles on the faces of the governed through provision of better and improved infrastructures implementation of poverty alleviation policies and strategies that will put perpetual smiles on the faces of the governed.
Poverty alleviation: poverty alleviation is an attempt to restructure the battered economy and reduce the widespread of destitution through government policy intervention in order to give power to the poor and improve their general standard of living. Rural poverty rural poverty simply refers to poverty found in rural areas rural poverty is a global phenomena, but like poverty in general, there are higher rates of rural poverty in developing countries than in developed countries. Growth in nigeria and show pace of construction/ poverty development and dwelling income have continued to complicate the issue of urban housing especially for the poor and low- income earners. Rural phenomenon, but it is a fact that it is largely rural in nigeria, the majority of whose people are in the rural area engaging primarily in subsistence agricultural activities of the current democratic structure in nigeria in poverty alleviation and given that fiscal.
Nigeria’s life expectancy at birth was 51 years, literacy rate 44% and 70% of the rural population do not have access to potable water, health care facilities and electricity (world bank, 1991 as quoted by aliyu, 2001. Alternatives hampering the alleviation of poverty in nigeria it will also look at the how the failure of directorate of foods roads and rural infrastructures dffri, the national directorate for employment nde, poverty alleviation program, pap up to the national poverty eradication program, napep were all endeavors. 498 microfinance and rural poverty alleviation: a reality poverty is a multi-faceted fabric which involves economic, social, cultural and psychological dimensions it is a world phenomenon whose consequences are.
Keywords: microcredit, microfinance, poverty alleviation, nigeria also, hossain (1988), in his study on “credit for the alleviation of rural poverty in bangladesh found that grameen members who are poor and landless have average household of 43 percent higher than marginal landowners. Assessment of the ifad-cbardp activities towards poverty alleviation in kebbi state, nigeria 1oyediran, kayode kunle & 2nassarawa muhammad abubakar department of urban & regional planning, college of environmental studies. Poverty in nigeria nigeria has one of the world's highest economic growth rates, averaging 74% according to the nigeria economic report released in july 2014 by the world bank poverty still remains significant at 331% in africa's biggest economy. 1st annual international interdisciplinary conference, aiic 2013, 24-26 april, azores, portugal - proceedings- 238 poverty is more pronounced among the rural dwellers in nigeria because the people are backward and underdeveloped in terms of minimum human standard of living.
In nigeria poverty is deep, widespread and multidimensional, and nigerians are all victims of this condition in one way or the other even though the degree differs. 1960, poverty eradication efforts in nigeria centered on education, while operation feed the nation (ofn), the green revolution, war against indiscipline (wai), people’s bank of nigeria (pbn), community banks, directorate of food roads and rural infrastructure. Abstract: the study investigates the impact of micorfinancing in alleviation of poverty among rural dwellers employing employing both descriptive and inferential statistical analysis on retrieved data from rural sample, we found that at most 50 percent of. Contribute to poverty alleviation though nigeria is a high remittance-receiving country, yet, there are evidences in the literature that point to the increasing level of poverty and development especially on poverty in rural nigeria adams, (2005) observes that. Agricultural innovations and rural poverty alleviation in nigeria however, for the purpose of this lecture, the following areas are given particular attention.
Rural poverty alleviation: past governments have engaged in the past time of glorifying poverty alleviation on the pages of newspapers and news conferences but have failed to deliver the earliest poverty alleviation programmes were the 1972 gen. Poverty alleviation programmes in nigeria are means through which the government aims to revamp and reconstruct the economy the high incidence of poverty in the country has made poverty alleviation strategies. The rural areas of most nigerian states are also hit with absence of basic social government has approached the problem of poverty alleviation in the way they thought the problem could be handled however, despite all attempts, the problem of poverty poverty alleviation in nigeria: marketing concept as pathway to better quality living. Oluyombo, o o and ogundimu, m k (2006) microfinance as a strategy for poverty alleviation in nigeria journal of business management, vol 1 no 1, pp 71-79 4 microfinance is the provision of a broad range of financial services such as deposits, loans, payment.
Keywords: microcredit, poverty alleviation, paradigm shift, rural financial system, outreach, subsidy index 1 introduction microfinance, the provision of a wide range of financial services to the poor on a sustainable basis, has proved to of poverty alleviation programmes in nigeria. Decentralisation and poverty alleviation in rural ghana: perspectives from district elites and voices of the rural poor peter 0 kyei peter 0. Country's small holder sector in the drive to enhance rural income and alleviate poverty 1 introduction fundamentally, poverty is a negative term denoting absence or lack of material direct contribution to poverty alleviation in nigeria available data showed that at- independence in 1960, the contribution of.