International Journal of
Library and Information Science

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Lib. Inf. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2537
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 246

Full Length Research Paper

Information as an effective tool in rural development

Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 02 August 2009
  •  Published: 31 August 2009



This paper examined(s) the role of information in rural development. Literatures from similar studies were reviewed. The paper discussed the attributes of information for rural development, information use in rural development were also discussed, such as information for political participation, cultural development and preservation of cultural heritage. The paper as well discussed information for economic development in the rural area. Based on the discussion, conclusion andrecommendations were made.


Key words: Information, effective tool, rural development