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Published by Centre for Development Studies, University of Jos in Jos .
Written in English



  • Nigeria


  • Rural development -- Nigeria -- Congresses.,
  • Community development -- Nigeria -- Congresses.,
  • Public health -- Nigeria -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Amechi Nweze.
ContributionsNweze, Amechi., University of Jos. Centre for Development Studies.
LC ClassificationsHN831.Z9 C665 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination202 p. :
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2239669M
ISBN 109782827002
LC Control Number89110880

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Igbozurike, Martin. Strategies for rural development in Nigeria. Zaria, Nigeria: Ahmadu Bello University Press, RURAL AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA: AN ASSESSMENT ENYI JOHN EGBE, Ph.D Department Of Political Science, Benue State University, Makurdi Abstract The paper examines rural or community development in Nigeria with emphasis on the institutions, agencies, policies and strategies employed to bring about the much needed. The Community Development Program (CPD) began in perspective that development should be an integrated one. The main conclusion of this thesis is that integrated rural development. DEFINITION AMD MEANING OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT. According to the United Nations () community development is viewed as that practice of coming together by Persons in the community to undertake group action and proffer common resolutions to challenges and difficulties facing the community. It constitute the action taken by community leaders, advocates, concern .

rural development has a variety of aspects of the development of rural society, which can be viewed and, accordingly, literature on this topic may be reviewed in the following manner. Rural Development as Philosophy and Ideas of Rural Masses: On carrying out review of literature, it is found that there are quite a few books available. Community Development: Theory and Practice, UCS J.D. Hulchanski, University of Toronto, Winter Term page 5 Evaluation Criteria “Grades are a measure of the performance of a student in individual courses. Each student shall be judged on the basis of how well he or she. of community development, how social, economic, political and governance factors affect and impact community development, and how gender issues and climate change affect community development. Course Learning Outcomes After completing this course you should be able to: Describe how the resources and services available in your community. NATURE OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA. Rural development is viewed as that development that is beneficial to the rural populations, According to Olayide et al. (),Rural development is the process where determined efforts are made to enhance significant increase in rural resources, productivity with the aim of boosting income and creating employment opportunity to people in the rural.