Consequences of the development gap for people in Uganda

EDEXCEL GEOGRAPHY A2 UGANDA DEBT CRISIS CASE STUDY DEVELOPMENT GAP

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Economic consequences of Development Gap : UGANDA

 

*Economy based  almost entirely --> export of primary products

--> Prices are low--> global glut in supply

*In 2005 Uganda´s per capita(GDP) --> $1500 

* Tax incomes are low for the Government
--> Affects Gov. cant spend on education and health care.

*(80´s) Debt service --> Greater than the profit of imports and exports

 

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Life Expectancy + Health Care as consequence of De

 

* Poorest in Uganda, Infant mortality Rates--> 1/9

*20% Ugandan families are undernourished.

*Due to HIV/AIDS--> Av. Life expectancy--> 50 years 

*60% population--> acess to safe water

*40% population--> Improved sanitation system 

* Ugandian Gov--> 1st to attract international aid to sparhead HIV/AIDS

 

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Education as consequence of Development Gap : UGAN

 

*17% Girls attend Education

*Few Gov. Schools & families have to pay fees.

*Family most likely pay for boys than girls

*Only 4 universities in Uganda 

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