Lwati: A Journal of Contemporary Research

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Alleviating poverty and hunger in Nigeria: Lessons from the United States of America

ZD Goshit


Nigeria is facing serious poverty and hunger despite her enormous resources. Recent statistics reveal that poverty and hunger are increasing despite successive governments and non–governmental organizations alleviation programmes. Unless, these twin problems are tacked urgently, they are likely to undermine the survival of Nigeria as a nation. In this regard Nigeria can learn from the experience of the United States of America, which has been able to reduce its poverty and hunger to a minimum level.

Lwati: A Journal of Contemporary Research Vol. 4 () 2007: pp.200-211

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