Fighting Poverty

The lack of a participatory mechanism which fully involves the civil society in formulating, implementing and monitoring poverty reduction strategy papers has brought about a correspondent lack of a pro-poor growth and transparent management of public resources. The fears of public involvement and inclusion in governance have brought about continuos pillage of budgetary allocation meant for the poor through political and economic opportunism.

—Dr. Casimir Ani, University of Nigeria

[ Read more on components of eradicating poverty here. ]


~ by Jay Taber on February 9, 2007.

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