Rural Development Initiatives and the Activities of NonGovernmental Organisations (Ngos): Implication for Social Work Intervention

Ojua, Takim Asu, Obeten, Mathew, Mrs. Cheimezie, Atama
2014 IOSR Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science  
The paper addresses the issues of rural development initiatives and the activities of non-government organizations in the promotion and development of individuals and groups in the society today. The effectiveness of the role performance of NGOs measured against their ability to engender the preconditions to the attainment of rural development objectives. NGOs are yet to wholly generate these success ingredients. This failure is due to the paradox of performance at different levels in society.
more » ... levels in society. The dynamics of operations of NGOs produce some latent inhibiting consequences which constrain the attainment of anticipated grassroots development. Thus, this paper identifies some of these shortcomings and concludes that concerted global research efforts are needed to understand better these nascent but elusive problems and to offer management strategies. The paper further shows that despite the existence of NGOs across the nation, their activities show their desire to propagate and run their agenda of creating wealth for their organization. It is recommended that most social workers and social development experts should be involved in rendering professional services through NGO activities in order to enhance development in society.
doi:10.9790/2380-07721419 fatcat:kg7zhaaxgfaehefmmcmxk4a2s4