Entries on Community
There is universal acceptance of local government as a vital instrument for rural and urban developments, irrespective of the ideological differences of societies and levels of development.
Community management is an appealing solution to the current sustainability problems rural communities are experiencing with community development projects. Mc Common, Warner and Yohalem (1990) noted that community responsibility appears to have the potentials to ensure internal support and thus reduce the high rates of nonuse, breakdown, and misuse that have plagued new systems in developing countries.
Ethnography of communication studies language in connection with some non-linguistic factors such as the environmental factors, and socio-cultural factors. It does not study language in isolation. Ethnology of speech considers some other elements in addition to words that contribute to effective communication. In line with this, Trauth and Kerstin (2006:154) say,
One of the major challenges facing the modern world is poverty. In Nigeria, high level of poverty remains a major impediment in the effort to achieve the millennium development goals.