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ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT:
Access to technology MDGs
DEVELOPMENT GAP
Population; population density;
Political ideologies
supply and demand
Access to electricity
Why does
Influence over other
access to Areas prone to
countries
technology natural disaster
vary?
Education; use,
manufacture,
Economy
development
Geographical location Access to resources
lack of infrastructure
Infrastructure
Imports and UK DIGITAL RADIO:
ports and boats exports ONLY 90% COVERAGE…read more

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Access to technology
Can reduce risks and increase life expectancy
Haiti; life expectancy of 52
Japan; life expectancy of 82
Haiti; high risk society- lacks the technology to
manage these risks and improve life
expectancy…read more

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Risks and impact on life expectancy and
technologies required
Risk Technologies required
-Warning systems
*Natural hazards* -Storm shelters
-Flood control
-Afforestation programme
-Clean water supply
*Disease* -Vaccination
-Medical technology
-Farming technology to raise yield and
*Malnutrition* incomes
-Better transport…read more

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Important words
Technocentric
Environmental determinism; people more at
the mercy of nature
Haiti has more environmental determinism
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Inequality of access to technology
Issue Technology
HIV/AIDS -Drugs patented
-Protected by companies that develop
them
-Prevents cheap copies to be created that
the developing world could afford.
Nuclear power -Nuclear weapons
-Military force, economic sanctions, tied
aid.…read more

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