Improving the Socio-Economic Wellbeing of Rural People: Analysis of the Impact of the Community and Social Development Project (CSDP) tn Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria

Authors

  • Magareth A. Ndem
  • Pius Unim Angioha University of Calabar
  • Emmanuella Dike

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.24203/ajas.v8i2.5979

Abstract

The objective of the study is to examine the impact of Cross River Community and Social Development Project (CSDP) on the socio-economic wellbeing of the rural poor of Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria.the study specifically examine the extent to which the Cross River Community and Social Development Project (CSDP)in terms of the provision of socio-economic facilities and provision of basic health care facilities relates to the socio-economic wellbeing of the rural poor of Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. the study adopted The Expost Facto research method. The sample size for the study is three hundred and eighty four (384) derive from 13 wards in Odukpani Local Government Area drawn using the purposive sampling technique, the simple random technique, and the systematic technique. The instrument of data collection was the questionnaire. Data collected from the field was analysed hypothesis by hypothesis, each was testing using Pearson Product Moment Correlation statistical tool at 0.05 level of significance. Result from the analysis of data revealed that Cross River Community and Social Development Project (CSDP)in terms of the provision of socio-economic facilities and the provision of basic health care facilities significant relates to the socio-economic wellbeing of the rural poor of Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. The study therefore recommends that Socio economic activities/programmes such as skill acquisition should be extended to other local government areas of the state as this will avail other community to benefit positively from same.

Published

2020-04-17

How to Cite

Ndem, M. A., Angioha, P. U., & Dike, E. . (2020). Improving the Socio-Economic Wellbeing of Rural People: Analysis of the Impact of the Community and Social Development Project (CSDP) tn Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 8(2). https://doi.org/10.24203/ajas.v8i2.5979

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