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dc.creatorUmo, Uju Clara
dc.date.accessioned2014-12-02T19:31:08Z
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-08T10:54:51Z
dc.date.available2014-12-02T19:31:08Z
dc.date.available2015-12-08T10:54:51Z
dc.date.created2014-12-02T19:31:08Z
dc.date.issued2008-03
dc.identifierUmo, Uju Clara (2008) Language, Science,Technology, Mathematics (STM) and Poverty Alleviation in Africa: A Case for Nigeria, ZJER vol.20,no.1. Harare, Mt. Pleasant: HRRC
dc.identifier1013-3445
dc.identifierhttp://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/handle/123456789/5314
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10646/2036
dc.description.abstractThis paper seeks to highlight the power of language in poverty eradication. In doing so, the paper examines the concept and causes of poverty and draws attention specifically to the relationship between language power and poverty alleviation as well as the importance of language education in acquisition of scientific and technological skills. Finally, relevant recommendations are made and the roles of Government bodies and NGOs in improving literacy levels of the people were fore grounded as strong factors for effective poverty alleviation in society.
dc.languageen
dc.publisherHuman Resources Research Centre (HRRC); University of Zimbabwe
dc.rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/
dc.rightsUniversity of Zimbabwe
dc.subjectEducation
dc.subjectPoverty
dc.subjectTechnology
dc.titleLanguage, Science,Technology, Mathematics (STM) and Poverty Alleviation in Africa: A Case for Nigeria
dc.typeArticle


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