Entrepreneurship as a Tool for Poverty Reduction in Nigeria (A Case Study of Kwara Central Senatorial District)

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ABSTRACT

This study entitled “Entrepreneurship as a tool for poverty reduction in Nigeria, Kwara central senatorial district.” was intended to assess the impact, implementation and evaluating the effectiveness of NDE & NEEDS, especially in relation to policy and strategy formulation, implementation, co-ordination, monitoring, and utilization of human and materials resources. Four hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. Related literature on entrepreneurship and poverty reduction strategies and programmes were intensively and extensively reviewed. The study also utilized the survey research and made use of primary source of data collection and analysis. It was found that NDE had to some extent created jobs for the unemployed ones, reduced poverty in the area and generally in Nigeria. Based on the above findings and conclusion, NDE and other stakeholders should develop a dimensional approach towards other effective and efficient poverty alleviation programmes, efforts should be made by government to increase funding and in the areas of implementation, monitoring and evaluation, the government anti-corruption bodies should intensify efforts to deal with and brought to order any person whose misappropriating handling of funds concerning poverty reduction is wanting in Kwara state and Nigeria as a whole.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                           TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title page………………………………………………………………………………………. i

Certification …………………………………………………………………………………… ii

Dedication ……………………………………………………………………………………. . iii

Acknowledgment ………………………………………………………………………………. Iv

Abstract ………………………………………………………………………………………… v

Table of content ………………………………………………………………………………..  vi

CHAPTER ONE

1.1            Background of the study …………………………………………………………….  1- 2

1.2            Statement of the problem ……………………………………………………………  2-5

1.3            Research Question …………………………………………………………………..   5-5

1.4            Objectives of the study ……………………………………………………………..    5-5

1.5            Hypothesis formulation ……………………………………………………………..   6-6

1.6            Significance of the study …………………………………………………………….  6-7

1.7            Scope of the study …………………………………………………………………… 7-7

1.8            Definition of key terms ……………………………………………………………… 7-8

CHAPTER TWO

LITERATURE REVIEW

2.1       Conceptual Review …………………………………………………………………. 9-12

2.2       Characteristics of Entrepreneurship ………………………………………………….12-13

2.3       Types of Entrepreneurship …………………………………………………………..13-13

2.3.1    Craftsman Entrepreneurs …………………………………………………………… 14-14

2.3.2     Opportunistic Entrepreneurs ………………………………………………………. 14-15
2.4       Contributions of Entrepreneurship Training towards Poverty Reduction in Nigeria .15-17

2.5 Other Contributions of Entrepreneurship towards Poverty Reduction in Nigeria  ...        17-17

2.5.1    Entrepreneurship Education ……………………………………………………       17-18

2.5.2    Alleviating Poverty through Women Entrepreneurship ………………………..       18-19

2.6       Hindrances of Entrepreneurship Training in achieving Poverty Reduction in Nigeria19-25

2.7       Theoretical Review …………………………………………………………………. 25-35

2.8       Empirical Review……………………………………………………………………35-37

2.9        Identification of Gap ……………………………………………………………37-38

CHAPTER THREE

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

3.1       Research Design …………………………………………………………………39- 39           3.2       Sources of data collection ………………………………………………………  39-39

3.3       Population of the study ……………………………………………………………39-39

3.4       Sample Size and Sampling Technique …………………………………………….   39-40

3.5       Administer of Questionnaire ………………………………………………………   40-41

3.6       Method of Data Analysis …………………………………………………………41-41

3.7       Justification of the Method ………………………………………………………42-42

CHAPTER FOUR

DATA PRESENTATION ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION

4.1       Data presentation ………………………………………………………..       43-43

4.2       Statement of Hypothesis ………………………………………………..         43-44

4.3       Test of Hypothesis ………………………………………………………       44-52

4.4       Discussion of Findings …………………………………………………..       52-52

CHAPTER FIVE

  SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATION

5.1       Summary…………………………………………………………………     53-55

5.2       Conclusion ……………………………………………………………….. 55-57

5.3       Recommendation …………………………………………………………57-60

                Reference

                Appendix

 

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AJAO-IDRIS, M (2022). Entrepreneurship as a Tool for Poverty Reduction in Nigeria (A Case Study of Kwara Central Senatorial District). Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/entrepreneurship-as-a-tool-for-poverty-reduction-in-nigeria-a-case-study-of-kwara-central-senatorial-district

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AJAO-IDRIS, MORUFAT "Entrepreneurship as a Tool for Poverty Reduction in Nigeria (A Case Study of Kwara Central Senatorial District)" Afribary. Afribary, 05 Jan. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/entrepreneurship-as-a-tool-for-poverty-reduction-in-nigeria-a-case-study-of-kwara-central-senatorial-district. Accessed 07 Aug. 2022.

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AJAO-IDRIS, MORUFAT . "Entrepreneurship as a Tool for Poverty Reduction in Nigeria (A Case Study of Kwara Central Senatorial District)". Afribary, Afribary, 05 Jan. 2022. Web. 07 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/entrepreneurship-as-a-tool-for-poverty-reduction-in-nigeria-a-case-study-of-kwara-central-senatorial-district >.

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AJAO-IDRIS, MORUFAT . "Entrepreneurship as a Tool for Poverty Reduction in Nigeria (A Case Study of Kwara Central Senatorial District)" Afribary (2022). Accessed August 07, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/entrepreneurship-as-a-tool-for-poverty-reduction-in-nigeria-a-case-study-of-kwara-central-senatorial-district