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Title: DEVELOPMENT AGENCIES AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN CROSS RIVER STATE: A STUDY OF CROSS RIVER STATE RURAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
Authors: AJA, PAUL OBI
Keywords: DEVELOPMENT, AGENCY
RURAL
Issue Date: Sep-2019
Publisher: NONE
Citation: NONE
Abstract: The study focused on Development Agencies and Rural Development, how development programmes initiated by Government over the years towards Rural Development have yielded little effect with high indices of poverty, under provision of Rural infrastructure and assessed the impact of the Cross River State Rural Development Agency on the development of Rural communities in Cross River State with emphasis on rural roads, rural water supply, health and educational infrastructure. The study used both primary (interviews, locus Group Discussions. Questionnaire) and secondary sources or data collection to generate relevant data for analysis of the interface between Development Programmes and Rural Development. Participatory approach was used to explain and address the problems of rural development in Nigeria. Purposive sampling was used in selecting the three Local Government Areas. The study found out that rural communities in Cross River Slate are still suffering from a steady erosion of living conditions and productive infrastructure. The study also revealed that education is a powerful instrument for Me development of man and the society, it is the key to increasing, economic efficiency in the rural economy and promoting social consistency. It is recommended that. Cross River Some government increase investment in rural infrastructure to boost rural production and enhance rural livelihood, the objectives of the Agency as provided by the enabling law should be reactivated, encourage revitalization of community Development Association-as catalyst for Rural Development.
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URI: http://bsuir.bsum.edu.ng:8080/jspui/handle/11409/735
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