POVERTY ALLEVIATION AND CASH TRANSFER PROGRAMS IN NIGERIA: A REVIEW OF 2016-2022
- Poverty alleviation,
- cash transfer programs,
- Standard of living,
- Socio-economic factors
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This paper is aimed at providing an overview and analysis of poverty alleviation efforts and cash transfer programs in Nigeria from 2016 to 2022 by examining the effectiveness and impact of these programs in improving the standard of living for poor Nigerians. It explores the key initiatives implemented during this period, their objectives, and the strategies employed. Again, the paper evaluates the outcomes and challenges faced in the implementation of cash transfer programs, highlighting the socio-economic factors that influence poverty rates in Nigeria. The findings of this study contribute to the understanding of the role of cash transfer programs in poverty reduction, guide implementation and inform policy recommendations for future intervention programs.