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Autor
Ibrahim Sirajo Abubakar (Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, Nigeria), Ladan Zayyanu (Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, Nigeria)
Tytuł
The Role of Small Scale Enterprises in Poverty Reduction in Rural Areas of Sokoto State
Źródło
International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences (ILSHS), 2014, vol. 21 (3), s. 197-203, bibliogr. 29 poz.
Słowa kluczowe
Przedsiębiorstwo, Ubóstwo, Zwalczanie ubóstwa, Obszary wiejskie
Enterprises, Poverty, Poverty reduction, Rural areas
Uwagi
summ.
Kraj/Region
Nigeria
Nigeria
Abstrakt
Poverty reduction is a major goal and issue for many international organizations such as the United Nations and the World Bank. The World Bank estimated 1.29 billion people were living in absolute poverty in 2008. This is more obvious with the regard to Nigeria where it was estimated about 70 % (2010) of the population are living below poverty line. Similarly, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) recently released the figure in 2013., which indicate Sokoto state as having highest incidence of poverty, with 81.2 % poverty rate. The pressure of poverty and the absence of any other income earning activity during the dry season force the people in these area of the North Western part of Sokoto on Migration after every raining season across the country, in order to sustain their livelihood. This paper is of the opinion that rural dwellers can be self reliant within their locality by utilizing the available resources as well as establishing some new business ideas for small scale business as a strategy in poverty reduction and controlling high migration rate. Similarly the paper recommend among others, the effective enlightenment awareness and motivation on the role of boosting the economic development of the rural areas. (original abstract)
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ISSN
2300-2697
Język
eng
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