Development Gap FLASHCARDS NEEDED

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  • Created on: 08-04-16 20:02

Development Gap DECREASING - Zimbabwe

Social:

  • Slum clearence leaving many homeless - affected around 700,000 people
  • Inter-group tensions - violence & insecurity
  • AIDS epidemic - 1.4 million people
  • Malnutrition

Economic:

  • Land nationalisation - huge lack of agricultural export
  • Few exports, therefore, little foreign exchange
  • Interest rate of over 10 million%
  • 80% unemployment

Political:

  • Corruption in Zanu PF party
  • Land natioanisation - giving it to friends of the party
  • ignored by much of the international community
  • Huge trade sanctions by nations such as the UK

Relevant model - Rostow Model

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