The Role Of International Monetary Fund (IMF) And World Bank Infrastructural Development In Nigeria

THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF) The IMF was set up during the Second World War in the year 1944. It started operation in 1947 and it has been working with the UNO since. Its headquarters is in Washington D.C in America. IMF provides short term loans to countries having problems …

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The Contribution of Statistics to Agricultural Policy Formulation in Nigeria

All over the country and internationally, the publication of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) such as the Annual Report and Statement of Account, the statistical bulletin, economic and financial review, the bullion and Nigeria: major economic and banking indicators and those of the national bureau of statistics (NBS) have …

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Policy Frame Work of the Government and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)

Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP) was adopted by the Nigeria government in July, 1986. In the colonial era up to the 1960s, Nigeria’s economy depended to a large extent on the agricultural sector. This dependence was both for domestic food supply raw materials for the agro-allied industries as well as foreign …

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Agricultural Investment a Key Factor to Poverty Reduction in Nigeria

Over the years Nigerian economy formally depend on agricultural output as a major source of income to the economy. The discovery of huge revenue from oil export in the late 1970s and early 1980s made agricultural productivity to fall drastically. This paper proposes a simple methodology to estimate the agricultural …

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Reducing Poverty through Small Scale Industrial Strategies in Nigeria

This research work seeks to know the impact of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) and poverty alleviation in Nigeria. That is, seeks to achieve some of the objectives of national poverty eradication programme (NAPEP). Its wealth creation capacity, its job creation and general socio-economic empowerment roles cannot be overemphasized. …

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Government Approach In Tackling Poverty and Inequality Problems In Nigeria

Government, the world over is seriously worried and concerned about the increase in the global poverty rate most especially in the developing countries. This is because the sole aim of any rational government is to maximize the welfare of its people. Nigeria been one the global community is not left …

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Economic Growth as an Objective for Macroeconomic Policy in Developing Countries

Growth has occupied a prime position in macroeconomic literature because every economy is evaluated in terms of output growth or GDP growth overtime. Growth is refers to a positive change in the size often over a period of time. Growth can occur as a stage of maturation or a process …

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