Problem of rural development in Africa
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)Abd, Salah El;
United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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In this paper the author will deal with the major problem areas of rural development in Africa. As a point of departure, the general trends which are evident in Africa today, the objective-realities which have stimulated these trends and their effect on African development as a whole will he enumerated. However, for purposes of convenience and economy of treatment, the subjects of migration communications, energy and water supply, and administrative structure and practices will not be discussed separately. This does not mean that they will be omitted. On the contrary it will become evident that these four topics, areas will be dealt with throughout the paper, due to their inherent importance in all aspects of rural developments.