|Statement||by Fuluso Okunmadewa|
|Contributions||Ajasin Foundation (Nigeria). Colloquium|
|LC Classifications||MLCM 2010/40786|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||18 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||18|
|LC Control Number||2010420086|
poverty headcount and its pace measured as the average annual percentage change in the extreme ($/day) rural poverty rate. A larger negative value represents a greater reduction in rural poverty or increased inclusion. The analysis uses data ranging from the . Participatory Rural Appr aisal (PRA) represents a significant step forward in the design of methodologies and a selection of these techniques is eval uated. Many PRA . The purpose of this study was to assess the determinants of poverty and legislative efforts of government to combat absolute poverty in rural Nigeria. Data collection relied on the use of participatory approaches such as Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA), Stakeholder analysis, and Participatory Action Learning (PLA). One hundred and twenty seven communities from Imo, Rivers . reduce rural poverty. This transformation has taken place in challenging environments, where basic agriculture remains the principal source of livelihoods and where rural stakeholders have not traditionally participated in cooperative local economic arrangements. In Nigeria.
Some of the socio-economic programmes that were evolved by successive Nigerian governments in the past towards poverty reduction included: Operation Feed the Nation (OFN) in , the Agricultural. participatory communication and rural people’s empowerment approaches to create/ strengthen informal/formal organizations. • Carried out studies, collected best practices and generated knowledge on the impact of social mobilization, community governance and participatory communication approaches on poverty reduction and gender equality. rural development. Key Words: rural development, agricultural growth, poverty reduction, production linkages. JEL: Q10, O10, O The designations employed and the presentation of material in this information product do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever of the part of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the. in Nigeria through integrated development programs. It is also the leading ICT training provider PRA Participatory Rural Appraisal PRS Poverty Reduction Strategy Participatory approaches to development have been promoted on the basis that they support effective project implementation and enhance communities’ well-being.
ate poverty. Research work on rural transport, initiated by the ILO, was brought together in a book “Rural Transport in Develop-ing Countries” published in This book was important in that it marked a new approach towards rural transport in general and induced a rural transport planning discipline3. Initially the objective of this. 1. Sustainable Development approaches for rural development and poverty alleviation. History of Sustainable Development and its significance to Rural Development. Although the origins of Sustainable Development (SD) can be traced to the seventies, is in the World Commission on Environment and Development in (WCED or. empowerment and participatory approaches, examines several relevant case studies, and includes an in-depth interview with one of the world leaders in the field. Recommendations are made as to the best way to employ community empowerment for rural areas desperately seeking an escape from the poverty . Therefore, empowerment approach has become a common approach in recent times, especially in Nigeria; and this approach is one that is known to involving participatory strategies (Ozoya ). Broadly speaking, empowerment is often situated within two concepts – .