Nigeria and Poverty
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- The BLDS poverty collection
- Search for the latest poverty-related print documents on this country from the British Library for Development Studies collection
- Grassroots speakout on UN Women: outcome document
- Huairou Commission, 2011
- On March 2nd, grassroots women leaders from around the world voiced their key recommendations and experiences to Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Dr. Michelle Bachelet, and other representatives of UN Women ...
- The uses of ICT and gendering for sustainable poverty alleviation in Nigeria
- E.A. Obayelu; I. Ogunlade 2006
- This article is a descriptive analysis of the use of ICT for gender empowerment and sustainable poverty alleviation in Nigeria. It describes the roles that ICTs have played in the lives of the poor and the ones yet untapped in Nigeria...
- Access to financial, physical and social capital assets is a prerequisite to reduce Nigerian rural poverty
- J.O. LAWAL; B.T. OMONONA; O.D. OYINLEYE / AgEcon Search, 2011
- The eradication of poverty in rural Nigeria remains a hard challenge for the country to overcome despite the various poverty eradication programmes implementation at different levels of government. This study examines the effects of f...
- The implications of climate change on the poor in Africa cities
- I. Douglas; K. Alam; M. Maghenda / Russell Sage Foundation, 2008
- Poor people living in hazardous and unhealthy environments in urban areas may find their difficulties compounded by the consequences of climate change. These include those who construct their shelters on steep, unstable hillsides, or ...
- The future of African rural dwellers: labour force participation outside of rural agriculture
- D. Bryceson (ed) / Overseas Development Institute [ES], 2000
- The last two decades of the 20th century have been a period of change for sub-Saharan African economies. Structural Adjustment Programmes have triggered a huge, unplanned income diversification response in African rural areas making r...
- How to create pension systems in a region where so many are still in the informal sector
- F. Stewart; J. Yermo / Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2009
- In sub-Saharan Africa less than 10% of the older population has a contributory pension. This paper discusses why the development of pension systems is important for the African region. It also looks at the current pension arrangements...
- Country report: ageing in Nigeria – current state, social and economic implications
- O. Ajomale / Research Committee 11 Sociology of Aging of the International Sociological Association, 2009
- Nigeria is yet to enact a National Policy on the care and welfare of older persons. Since March 2003 it has remained in draft form. In the coming years, the ageing population in Nigeria is expected to increase in numbers an...
- Poor conditions for women make society and the economy suffer
- Jane F. Agbu / id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2008
- Women are still an underclass in Nigeria and Japan, especially at work. Companies discriminate against women. Government and company policies make it difficult for women to combine a job and a family. Consequently, in Japan the popula...
- Underground economy workers vital to Nigeria’s development
- Gafar T. Ijaiya; Chika A. Umar / id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2008
- There are 67 million poor people in Nigeria. This poverty can be reduced by greater interaction between the formal and informal employment sectors. Informal sector workers make beds, repair watches, lend money, run street barber shops...
- Breaking the trap of oil dependence and conflict in Nigeria
- Aderoju Oyefusi / id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2008
- Until recently, Nigeria was the largest oil producer in sub-Saharan Africa. Despite oil revenues totalling about US$300 billion, the country is still poor and troubled by violent conflict. In reality, oil has long been a cause of conf...