Urbanization and Nigerian economic development

proceedings of the 1977 Annual Conference of the Nigerian Economic Society.
  • 326 Pages
  • 4.75 MB
  • English
The Society , Ibadan, Nigeria
Urbanization -- Nigeria -- Congresses., Rural-urban migration -- Nigeria -- Congresses., Nigeria -- Economic conditions -- 1960- -- Congresses., Nigeria -- Population -- Congre



LC ClassificationsHC1055 .N55 1977
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 326 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2637247M
LC Control Number85211749

18 Finally, a study conducted by CASSAD on the impact of the structural adjustment programme in major Nigerian towns confirmed the declining standard of life in these cities, especially in the areas of investment on housing, environmental development, quality of life and urban productivity (CASSAD, b).

The picture is indeed jacksonmealsmatter.com by: 1. Nigeria has seen remarkable economic growth in recent years, linked to a potentially transformative urbanisation process. The key issue of why high rates of economic growth in recent years have not been translated in urban settings into real improvements in economic opportunity –.

May 16,  · The main goal of this book is to put urbanization and its challenges squarely on Africa’s development agenda. Planned urbanization can improve living conditions for the majority, help in the expansion of the middle class, and create conditions for economic jacksonmealsmatter.com by: 5.

Lagos as the economic focal point of Nigeria has one of highest rate of urbanization among Nigerian urban areas. Although Lagos State is the smallest state in Nigeria, with an area ofhectares of which 75, hectares are wetlands, yet it has the highest population, which is over five per cent of the national jacksonmealsmatter.com: Andrew Onwuemele.

Jun 01,  · Urbanization and Its Impact on Socio-Economic Growth in Developing Regions is a pivotal reference source for the latest research findings on the role of urban growth on the socio-economic infrastructures in developing regions.

Featuring extensive coverage on relevant areas such as job creation, sustainability, and transportation planning, this publication is an ideal resource for city development planners. However, rapid urbanization in particular the growth of Nigerian large cities, and the associated problems of unemployment, poverty, inadequate health, poor sanitation, urban slums and.

URBANIZATION, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND POLICY IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES I. INTRODUCTION The report of the National Commission on Urbanisation to the Government of India notes that, while India's urban dwellers have increased four times over since (from some 50 to over million). urbanization anD DeveloPment i Policy leSSonS from tHe bricS exPerience 2 i The entire developing world is in the midst of a global urban transition that, together with economic globalisation, is shifting the economic loci of development.

Economic power is drifting southward, most notably towards the. URBANIZATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT of exogenous forces – technological change favoring the urban sector or changes in the terms of trade favoring the urban sector.

As models of urbanization, these dual economy ones were a critical step but they suffer obvious defects, apart from their rather static nature. First. economic transformation. Urbanization and growth go hand in hand, and no one can deny that urbanization is essential for socio-economic transformation, wealth generation, prosperity and development.

as this report asserts, the emerging future of cities largely depends on the way we plan and manage urbanization, and the way we leverage this trans.

Urbanization is the outcome of social, economic and political development that lead to urban concentration and growth of large cities changes in the land use and transformation from rural to metropolitan pattern of organization and governance.

Although Urbanization is. increasing urbanization is producing the need for urban and regional planners in Nigeria to develop policies which can control and manage urban development. Tlus paper discusses how various Nigerian urban planners and geographers analvze three ma)or policv areas which directly relate to attempts to control urban development: planning.

1 Urbanization and Growth: Setting the Context 1 Patricia Clarke Annez and Robert M.

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Buckley 2 Rethinking Economic Growth in a Globalizing World: An Economic Geography Lens 47 Anthony J. Venables 3 Are Cities Engines of Growth and Prosperity for Developing Countries.

67 Gilles Duranton 4 Urbanization, Agglomeration, and Economic Development The main goal of this book is to put urbanization and its challenges squarely on Africa’s development agenda. Planned urbanization can improve living conditions for the majority, help in the expansion of the middle class, and create conditions for economic transformation.

Socio-economic Development: Is the process of social and economic development in a society. REFERENCES Abiodun, J.

(), ‘The system of cities in Nigeria’, In Abiodun, J. O (ed.) Issues in urban and regional development in Nigeria, John West Publications, Ikeja, pp Urban development in Lagos is taking place by conversion of coastal wetlands into urbanized communities which is a direct result of urban sprawl.

If the rate of growth of urbanization continues, the community will be forced to confront impacts on soil erosion, biodiversity, infrastructure demands, polarized demographics, and public health.

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Urbanization can be quantified either in terms of the level of urban development relative to the overall population or as the rate at which the urban proportion of the population is increasing.

It is predicted that by about 64% of the developing world and 86% of the developed world will be jacksonmealsmatter.com: Chimgozirim Nwokoma. AN ECONOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF THE IMPACT OF URBANIZATION AND UNEMPLOYMENT ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIAN ECONOMY.

ABSTRACT. The problems that are associated with urbanization in Lagos State had not been over-looked by policy makers, however, the formulated policies that were targeted towards combating the products of urbanization has not been effective. Urbanization and Socio-Economic Development in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities (Routledge African Studies Book 16) - Kindle edition by Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa, Abebe Shimeles, Nadège Désirée Yaméogo.

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Wayne Nafziger analyzes the economic development of Asia, Africa, Latin America, and East-Central Europe. The book is suitable for those with a background in economics principles. Nafziger explains the reasons for the recent fast growth of India, Poland, Brazil, China, and other Pacific Rim countries, and the slow, yet essential, growth for a turnaround of sub-Saharan Africa.

The development partners are doing their best to support the government in addressing this dire situation. Building human resources. Nigeria’s ranking in the Human Development Index at has slightly improved from in but Nigeria remains a low human-development country.

While Nigeria has made some progress in socio-economic terms in recent years, its human capital development remains weak due to under-investment and the country ranked of countries in the World Bank’s Human Capital Index. Furthermore, the country continues to face massive developmental challenges, which include the need to reduce the dependency on oil and diversify the economy.

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Throughout the book, the international team of contributors discuss topics as diverse as real estate. Apr 22,  · urban areas during a particular year. Urbanization is the outcome of social, economic and political development that lead to urban concentration and growth of large cities changes in the land use and transformation from rural to metropolitan pattern of organization and governance.

Jul 21,  · The research in this report aims to contribute to a better understanding of urban economic development in the cities and towns in Nigeria.

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The report serves as a detailed ‘baseline’ report for the urban economic growth theme of the Urbanisation Research Nigeria (URN) programme – and as a foundation for the later, targeted and more. The growth of Nigeria's urban population has been phenomenal, with Lagos being one of the fastest growing cities in the world.

Rapid growth also brings problems, notably the shortage of social amenities, crime and violence. Drawing on specific examples from Lagos, Abeokuta and Kano, among others, the book examines various issues on the management of modern Nigerian cities.

Jan 14,  · NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN AND PLANNING FROM TILL DATE; THE NIGERIAN EXPERIENCE Introduction. The problem of economic and social progress has been a major concern of many nations in both the developed and developing countries of the world. May 16,  · Revision of World Urbanization Prospects 16 May Today, 55% of the world’s population lives in urban areas, a proportion that is expected to increase to 68% by.

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