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Managing Sustainable Poverty Reduction Schemes Workshop - EDP014 - Lagos

By: Centre for Management Development

Lagos State, Nigeria

05 - 09 Oct, 2015  5 days

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Poverty has become an intractable problem in our society. In fact, other problems seem to be caused by poverty and turn around to reinforce the poverty problem. It has therefore become a global issue as poverty reduction is one of the main objectives of the Millennium Development goals (MDGs). 

The pervasiveness of poverty is mind boggling but what is more frightening is obvious dearth of effective schemes that would address the issue of poverty reduction on sustainable basis. Therefore, this workshop is designed to equip participants with requisite skills and competences required to manage poverty reduction schemes that are sustainable. 


 At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to

  • Explain the basic concepts of poverty reduction
  • Examine the socio-economic implication of poverty
  • Analyze the socio-economic environment under which a sustainable poverty reduction scheme should operate
  • Identify the key problems and constraints facing sustainable poverty reduction scheme
  • Develop strategies for effective and sustainable poverty reduction schemes. 


  •  Poverty and poverty alleviation: An overview
  •  Socio-economic policies and institutional support for sustainable poverty reduction schemes
  •  Employment-oriented growth and its impact on poverty reduction and gender equality
  •  Key success factors in the design and implementation of poverty reduction schemes
  •  Challenges of poverty eradication for sustainable development
  •  Capacity building in the management of sustainable poverty reduction schemes
  •  Using micro-credit operations for empowerment
  •  Effective use of skill acquisition strategy for poverty reduction the role of informal sector in poverty reduction  schemes
  •  Public - private sector partnership in a sustainable poverty reduction scheme
  • Management of poverty reduction schemes for sustainability
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of poverty reduction schemes

Delivery Methodology

Lectures, role-play, discussions and exercises, audio-visual aids will be used to reinforce these teaching/learning methods. 

Target Audience

Policy Makers, at the federal, state and local government levels, policy makers in the private sector, poverty reduction scheme managers, bankers and other fund providers, executive directors of NGOs, etc. 

Mode of Assessment for Certification

100 percent attendance / active participation 

Contact Person

S. Essien (Mrs.)

CMD, Training Complex, Shangisha, Lagos Oct 05 - 09 Oct, 2015
NGN45,000.00 (VAT Inclusive)
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08023006164, 08184206600

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