GEOGUNIT3: Development- Uganda

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  • Consequencs of the development gap for disadvantaged countries: Uganda
  • Ugandas economy is based almost entirely on the exports pof primary goods, which have low prices due to the flood of global supply. This thereore means thatthe government tax income from exports is low and there are a few wealthy companies and individuals in Uganda to tax. As a result, the things that the government can spend on- for example healthcare and edcuation- are affected.
  • For the poorest 20% of those in Uganda, infant mortalility rates are nearly 1 in 9, and skilled workers only attend 20% of child births. This decreases the likelihood of the child being born safe. Even for the wealthiest 20%, health worker attendance…


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