through the distribution of the nation’s population evenly. It was thus realized that one of the factors responsible for the development of human capital formation in turn affects the economic growth of a nation. Nigeria is the most populous and largest demographic population census in Africa, with 56m...
economy and society of Nigeria as a country in the 21st century. However, our attention cannot be limited to population growth only.
There are several other population related issues that deserve urgent attention that will invariably affect economic development in Nigeria such as rapid urbanization, the status of women in the society , the young age structure of the population...
rapid economic growth.
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mean Community Development………………..5
Economic Growth in Nigeria………………………………………………………..7
Nigeria’s democracy and Economic Growth……………………………………8
Is Nigeria a developing nation……………………………………………………13
Practical approach to Community Development-
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THE PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS OF MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT
Omotosho Fatimah Olamide
Department of Economics, University of Lagos
The development of indigenous manpower...
population growth, shows social and economic development and threatens future long
Introduction to Educational Management and Planning (PDE 113)
What implications do high fertility rate have on social and economic development...
democratic rule in 1999, the two successive government administrations have continued to intensify their campaigns for foreign direct investment. However, various economic indexes such as rate of development as expressed by GDP, population growth, corruption, fluctuating exchange rate of the local...
The growths and developments of industries held a larger share in total GPD "in the Nigerian economy" Nigerian governments have set a target of being among the Top 20world economies. (Finpro 2010)
Nigeria Economic Statistics and Indicators
GDP Value and Growth
The GDP calculate the...
. Such statistics shall include those related demographic characteristic. Only with proper knowledge of the changes in population structure and size, its composition by necessary estimates be made for planning economic development.
The indispensability of population count most developing countries...
growth is prone to poverty reduction. To therefore improve
and sustain the rate of economic growth in Nigeria from which poverty could be reduced measures, such as,
stable macroeconomic policies, huge investment in agriculture, infrastructural development and good
governance are suggested...
reinforcing positive lifestyles. This strategy by organizations working on Reproductive health and HIV interventions is predicated on the belief that positive behavior can be imbibed in young persons during the formative stage of their growth and development. Also, influence of peers on one another...
given to the development of human capital in Nigeria, the objective of this research, on a general basis, is to examine empirically the relationship between economic growth and human capital development using Nigeria data.
Specifically, the objectives of this study are to:
1. Examine if...
factors is necessary for proper human resource forecasting. Other factors that affect the level employment have to do with the trend of economic development in some sectors of the society like the Manufacturing, Agricultural, Distributive Sector, etc. A proper study of the developments in this...
economies. These reforms tend to yield little or minimal benefits to economic growth and development, especially when compared with the developed countries of the world. Technological advancement is known to impact fast rate of economic development. In Nigeria, policy on adoption of Information and...
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social and economic progress should aim at improving their health and empower them educationally. Their economic well being should be improved, along with their role and status, in both the family and the community. The empowerment of women will, inevitably, lead to smaller family size and lower population growth, as echoed at the 1994 United Nations Conference on population and development in Cairo....
, Nigeria: Implications for Rural Development and Alternative Labor Market
Variables. A Paper presented at the ISSER/Cornell/World Bank conference on “Shared
Growth in Africa” held in Accra, Ghana, July 21-22.
Edward Uzoma Ezedike, (2011). Violent Crimes, Economic Development and the Morality of...
Nigeria, it would be important to note that these reasons are cumulative and have collectively brought us to where we are today.
Socio-economic and political development are measured with indicators, such as Gross Domestic Product (GDP), life expectancy, literacy and levels of employment. Changes...
growth. It discusses the benefits of population control in terms of economic development, environmental issues, employment pressure and education opportunities. It also talks about the disadvantage of population control that a country will advance into an aging society, but according to the research...
facilities in Nigeria account for about
0.2 percent of GDP and less than one percent of total credit to the
The effect of not appropriately addressing this situation would further
accentuate poverty and slow down growth and development.
3.4 Economic Empowerment of the Poor, Employment...
The higher growth trend in Sub-Saharan Africa was caused by positive external developments, such as foreign demand and high commodity prices, and strong domestic investment and productivity gains. Sound economic policies in most countries have also played an important role in supporting...
. Thus, conclude that although, the theory is looked upon as primitive and wrong, the forecasted melancholies still exist in the 21st century Nigeria. Keywords: Population, Political Economy, Economic Growth Introduction The history of dramatic growth in population began when hunting and gathering was...
that time and the improvement in technology which are capable of expanding the production frontier. This theory is of great relevance in Nigeria and in the developing world at large as high population growth has become central to the development strategies in these countries.
low technological progress.
Since 1999, Nigeria has considerable economic stability; its growth rate was increasing each year until 2007, when the oil prices were varied in global view. At the present, it is considered for of the most develop economies in Africa. Nigeria has...
ranks 142 out of 169 countries (United Nations 2010). The disparity between the growth of oil exports in Nigeria and its stagnant development is best explained by Chinua Achebe (Achebe 1995).
“The countless billions that a generous Providence poured into our national coffers in the last twenty...
economy is of one trapped within the orbit of widespread poverty and sluggish economic growth. According to the Economic Policy Watch (2002), poverty in Nigeria is widespread, severe and deep. It was estimated that about 70% of the country's population lives in poverty. This therefore resulted in a...
studied and understood can be managed or controlled to ensure continuous and sustainable economic growth and development.
Nigeria is one of the fastest growing countries in the world. With an estimated population of 140 million and an annual population growth rate of 2.9% (NPC, 2006), Nigeria...
development strategy linking Knowledge to economic growth nor built up their capacity to do so. Nigeria is one of these. Although it is African‟s largest countries with 20 percent of the region‟s population, Nigeria has only 15 scientists and engineers engaged in research and development per million...
possible to deal with it but it is not easy as it needs large-scale infrastructure upgrading.
Population growth and economic development in Africa
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It is so refreshing to see a more balanced view on population growth in Africa...
underdeveloped—Nigeria ranked 151 out of 177 countries in the United Nations Development Index in 2004—and non-energy-related infrastructure is inadequate.
From 2003 to 2007, Nigeria attempted to implement an economic reform program called the National Economic Empowerment Development Strategy (NEEDS). The...