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Rural women"s quality of life under Structural Adjustment Policy and Programmes

Patience Elabor-Idemudia

Rural women"s quality of life under Structural Adjustment Policy and Programmes

a Nigerian case study

by Patience Elabor-Idemudia

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World Bank -- Nigeria.,
  • Rural women -- Nigeria -- Social conditions.,
  • Women farmers -- Nigeria -- Social conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Patience Elabor-Idemadia.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 260 leaves :
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18801430M

      Rural Development, ergo, is defined as a process of developing and utilizing natural and human resources, technologies, infrastructural facilities, institutions and organizations, and government policies and programmes to encourage and speed up economic growth in rural areas, to provide jobs and to improve the quality of rural life towards self. Women and Family Life. Women have traditionally played a central role in rural society. Although there are substantial variations, there is evidence that rural women are more likely than urban women to be married, have more children, and live in larger families (Mansfield, Preston, & Crawford, ). The greater frequency of larger.

    A national Women’s Bureau and a Ministry of Gender and Children’s Affairs had already been established, while a variety of programmes as well as policies had been adopted to promote the. Ghana—Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Economic and Financial Policy Framework Paper, – I. Introduction. 1. This document, prepared by the Government of Ghana in collaboration with the staffs of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, is the policy framework paper (PFP) for the period

    The concern for increasing the quality of life of the rural women in Nigeria can be seen in the general concern to alleviate the socio-economic status of the rural poor household. Many programmes sponsored by either the national government or international agencies have been designed to improve quality of life of the rural women in Nigeria. Structural adjustment policies were put in place, cutting spending and reducing government involvement in the nut industry and elsewhere. However, things got worse. At the same time rich countries, such as the US, were subsidizing their own nut (and other) industries, allowing them to gain in market share around the world.


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Elabor-Idemudia, P. () `Rural Women's Quality of Life Under Structural Adjustment Policy and Programmes: A Nigerian Case Study', Doctor of Philosophy thesis, Graduate Department of Education, University of Toronto, Canada.

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