Promoting community based approaches to social infrastructure provision in urban areas in Nigeria.

@article{Uduku1994PromotingCB,
  title={Promoting community based approaches to social infrastructure provision in urban areas in Nigeria.},
  author={N O Uduku},
  journal={Environment and urbanization},
  year={1994},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={57-78}
}
  • N O Uduku
  • Published 1994 in Environment and urbanization
Inadequate social infrastructure provision--in terms of education, health care facilities, and water and sanitation--has become a critical issue in Nigeria's urban areas. The decline of the Nigerian economy and the introduction of economic structural adjustment have curtailed drastically government spending on these services. Recommended is a return to the regional community-based approaches that prevailed in earlier periods. In precolonial Nigeria, the community help ethic ensured that all… CONTINUE READING