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Policy-Making for Sustainable Empowerment and Poverty Reduction Scheme in Nigeria

Synonyms

Empowerment; Nigeria; Policy-making; Poverty reduction; Sustainability; Urban development

Definitions

Sustainability:

Sustainability is anchored on the three pillars of social, economic, and environmental preservation for the guaranteed present and future generations.

Empowerment:

A people-focused development initiative that enhances self-reliance and self-esteem, through active participation in the stages of policy process.

Poverty:

Means the denial of choices and opportunities and lack of capacity to participate effectively in society.

Poverty reduction:

Strategic policy measures, both economic and humanitarian, which are intended to permanently lift people out of poverty (Ukeje et al. 2020, p. 1).

Urban development:

Process of enhancing urban services for secure and sustainable environment, prosperous economy, and humanitarian cause and social well-being.

Introduction

Public policy-making in the developing countries is a difficult task because of the many problems...

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Ukeje, I.O., Ogbulu, U., Idike, A.N., Ndukwe, C., Iwuala, H.O., Kanu, C. (2020). Policy-Making for Sustainable Empowerment and Poverty Reduction Scheme in Nigeria. In: Farazmand, A. (eds) Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-31816-5_3922-1

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