Problem

Lack of social service extension offices

Other Names:
Reduced service outreach
Limited agency outreach
Blocked agency outreach
Absence of support systems for effective community operation
Inadequate community support services
Incidence:
Isolation and remoteness are repeatedly given as the reason for the failure of the private sector to respond to requirements of rural communities. The absence of effective support systems linking small villages to the network of resources, services, and expertise available throughout a country means that funding sources are largely untapped, credit lines undeveloped, equipment acquisition difficult and government liaison inadequate. This not only prevents development but produces a debilitating sense of isolation and insignificance. Conversely, this same remoteness affects the rest of the nation's response to the village.
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
01.05.2000 – 00:00 CEST