NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES
CHALLENGES AND OPTIONS
The potency of development of a country are not limited by its resources, technological advancement or by man’s ingenuity to eradicate poverty and hunger rather, the central concern of development is raising the quality of life beyond mere existence as assumed by the respect of human dignity and freedom. This work therefore, looks into some of the developmental strategies mapped out to bring about an improvement in the living standard of the people, the challenges of the strategies and the misconception of the concept of development. The work concludes with such issues on the following as recommendation that if: the equitable distribution of income, increase in employment opportunities, improvement on social services, and an even distribution of available resources and with adequate planning as a blue-print for development as has been previously advocated for, will work, then the citizens and the bureaucrats should be properly watched.