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Water supply constraints on Nigeria"s economic development

D. C. I. Okpala

Water supply constraints on Nigeria"s economic development

the case of Anambra State

by D. C. I. Okpala

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Published by Okpala in [Ibadan? Nigeria] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria,
  • Anambra State.
    • Subjects:
    • Water supply -- Nigeria -- Anambra State

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementD.C.I. Okpala.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1699.N492 A526
      The Physical Object
      Pagination26 leaves ;
      Number of Pages26
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4151784M
      LC Control Number80131492

      Water Supply Challenges in Developing Countries with Examples from Nigeria Many developing nations not only have population and pollution issues, but also serious water related problems. Nigeria, African's most populated country, with, about million people, has limited water supply not only in the arid to semiarid north, but also in the.   The United Nations’ “World water development report water and jobs” demonstrates that water is related to several other SDGs, including Goal 8, which addresses the promotion of sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.

      Water supply for drinking and domestic uses is an essential basic requirement for kind. It is also essential for production of food, energy that contributes to the economic and industrial development of a society. Safe and reliable supply of water is therefore This will help to minimize financial constraints in providing safe drinking. Real GDP growth is projected to rise to % in and % in It depends on implementing the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (–20), which emphasizes economic diversification. The central bank of Nigeria’s recent decree that banks hold loan–deposit ratios of 60% bodes well for increasing lending to the real sector.

      Nigeria's infrastructure: a continental perspective (English) Abstract. Infrastructure has made a net contribution of around one percentage point to Nigeria's improved per capita growth performance in recent years, in spite of the fact that unreliable power supply held growth back. Nigeria has become increasingly dependent on groundwater over the last 20 years. Groundwater (from hand dug wells, boreholes/tubewells and springs) is the main source of drinking water for over million people in the country. But how many people know about this, and what it means for the practices, policies and politics of Africa’s most.


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Water supply constraints on Nigeria"s economic development by D. C. I. Okpala Download PDF EPUB FB2

The paper examines the water supply situation in Anambra State in the light of the basic water requirements necessary for an economy's development and discusses some of the problems in the way of attaining these requirements.

Possible solutions to such problems are also presented and by: 3. Nigeria appears not to be on track in terms of access to adequate infrastructure, despite its economic growth and the huge investments that have been made in ensuring safe and reliable water supply and sanitation services (WSS).

3 According to the update to the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Program (JMP) report Progress on Drinking Water and. Problems Of Economic Development In Nigeria. Lots of recent bombing attacks have taken place, many leaders are looting the country’s money. In this article, we would look at the top 10 problems which Nigeria has been facing today.

This initiative, the Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Poverty Diagnostic, encompasses 18 countries, ranging from fragile and conflict-affected states to middle-income countries. Over the past three years, it has assessed the relationship of poverty, time, physical space and social space with drinking water, sanitation and hygiene.

Issues, Challenges and Management of Water Supply and Sanitation in Nigeria: An Overview Conference Paper (PDF Available) October w Reads How we measure 'reads'.

make water truly a part of economic development. Message 1 Improved water supply and sanitation and water resources management boosts countries ’ economic growth and contributes greatly to poverty eradication.

• Among the world ’s poor countries, those with ac-cess to improved water and sanitation services ex-perience greater economic growth. This report articulates the close link between water and the economy and makes the case that investing in water management and sanitation services is absolutely essential for the eradication of poverty and for enabling sustained economic growth.

The report also brings to the forefront direct and indirect costs related to inaction, the costs of action and cost-benefit comparisons. Generally, the level of water supply in Akwa Ibom State is poor.

The situation is pathetic in the rural areas where water is either scarce or costly when it is available. Many trek several kilometres every morning and evening in search of water while others depend on polluted water from ponds, stream, rainwater and floods for domestic use, thereby increasing health hazard.

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. Nigeria's Legal Instruments for Land and Water Use: Implications for National Development: /ch This chapter critically assesses the administration of land and water resources in Nigeria.

Reasons why the Land Use Act has not met its objectives are. Human welfare and economic development generally depend on the use of water. In Nigeria, water resources management and utilization is crucial to the country’s efforts to reduce poverty, grow the economy, ensure food security and maintain the ecological systems.

After almost sixty years of water supply development in Nigeria, it is. According to the World Bank, the economic cost of power shortages in Nigeria is estimated at around $29 billion.

The figure is equivalent to two per cent of Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Access to clean modern energy services is an enormous challenge facing the African continent because energy is fundamental for socioeconomic development and poverty eradication.

Today, 60% to 70% of the Nigerian population does not have access to electricity. There is no doubt that the present power crisis afflicting Nigeria will persist unless the government diversifies the energy. Ambassador Tatsuo said the population of The Gambia is growing rapidly with an annual growth rate of around 3% and as a result, the water demand has increased significantly as the population.

Towards better infrastructure: conditions, constraints, and opportunities in financing public-private partnerships - evidence from Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, and Senegal (English) Abstract.

The study is structured around the most inhibiting constraints to developing PPPs, as shared by all six countries. An assessment of water-supply situation in ECO-WAS countries and the policy implications, Journal of Water Srt - Aqua, 39(3), – Onyenechere, E.C.

Implications of water privatization for rural development in Nigeria In: Igbozurike, Ijeoma, Onyenechere (eds.) rural water supply in Nigeria, Cape Publishers, Oweri, – Nigeria's goal under the National Economic Empowerment Development Strategy (NEEDS) program is to reduce inflation to the single digits.

ByNigeria's inflation stood at 9%. Inthe federal government had expenditures of US$ billion but revenues of only US$ billion, resulting in a budget deficit of 5%. Water supply and sanitation are amongst the most basic requirements of life.

For the past 50 to years people living in Europe, America and a few capital cities elsewhere around the globe have come to take for granted the provision of a virtually limitless supply of clean, safe water and the seemingly effortless removal of all human wastes ‘out of sight and out of mind’.

A good water supply is necessary for good sanitation and hygiene, and to underpin livelihoods, nutrition, and economic growth. The global MDG target on water supply is likely to be met but will leave many hundreds of millions of people without an adequate water supply.

Furthermore, the targets are highly unlikely to be met in sub-Saharan Africa. 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. for the presence (or lack) of sustainable development paradigms in apartheid and post-apartheid South Africa, as well as their implications for future development of the the country as a whole.

There is also an analysis of the effects of liberalithe sation of the water sector on the citizenry, and how this can disempower millions of poo South r.Development partners and stakeholders in the agriculture sector have urged Nigeria to create sustainable development from untapped opportunities in the agricultural value chains in the country.Sector constraints Investment in Africa, Asia, and Latin America General planning and management 4.

Water supply and sanitation in large cities Urbanization Informal settlements Types of water supply service International development targets for water supply and sanitation coverage Box Health hazards.