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A Case Study Of The Social And Economic Impact Of Structural Adjustment On Rural Agricultural Development In Middle Belt Nigeria, Emmanuel Oritsejafor Jul 1995

A Case Study Of The Social And Economic Impact Of Structural Adjustment On Rural Agricultural Development In Middle Belt Nigeria, Emmanuel Oritsejafor

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The premise of this study is the assumption that the IMF policy of structural adjustment has led to the decline of the social and economic welfare of the rural sector in the Middle Belt region of Nigeria. With this basic research theme in mind: (i) colonial agricultural development policy in Nigeria before the period of independence was evaluated; (ii) various development plans that have been instrumental in the development of the agricultural sector since independence were analyzed; (iii) the economic management policy of both civilian and military governments in Nigeria were examined; (iv) how SAP led to the proliferation of ...