development gap case sudy- ugands debt crisis

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  • Created on: 07-02-16 17:49

1. What are the standards of living and development in Uganda?

  • one of the poorest nations in the world
  • 38% of population lives on $1.25 a day
  • only 60% have access to water
  • life expecancy is 49.7yrs old
  • most of the poerty lies in rural areas- 84% of the poulation
  • gender inequality- especially in rural areas; 17% of girls attend school. women are responsible for domestic work and childcare.

2. Why does Uganda have a big debt burden?

In 1970s opec quadrupled oil prices .

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