Changing Economic World LIC

What does the acronym ‘NEE’ stand for?
Newly Emerging Economy
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What does the acronym ‘GNI’ stand for?
Gross National Income
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Give two examples of measures of development
Any two from: life expectancy, birth rate, death rate, literacy rate, infant mortality rate, people per doctor, access to safe water supply, GDP, or any other relevant indicators
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Name one historical reason that may have affected a country’s level of development
Colonialism or conflict
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Give one example of a way that the international community can help reduce the global development gap?
Giving aid, providing intermediate technology, fairtrade
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Name the country example we have studied that has used tourism as a way of reducing the global development gap.
Tunisia
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Explain one way in which tourism has helped our case study example country to develop.
Tourism has provided over 370,000 jobs, giving people an income to pay for food, healthcare, housing. The money that Tunisia’s government earns from tourism is put towards things like healthcare. Improving people’s health, diets & life expectancy
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We have learnt about the case-study of Nigeria – an NEE in Africa. In which part of Africa is Nigeria located?
West Africa
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Give two reasons why Nigeria has significantly gained in importance over the past 25 years?
Discovery of oil and gas / Growth of manufacturing industry / Growth of service sector jobs / TNCs moving in to the country / Growth of film industry – ‘Nollywood’
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Name the disease transmitted by mosquitoes that contributes to Nigeria’s high death rate
Malaria
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State one way in which charities are helping to lower the numbers affected by this disease
Giving families mosquito nets, educating people, improving access to health care
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In which region of Nigeria are most of its oil fields located?
Niger Delta
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What does the acronym ‘TNC’ stand for?
Transnational Corporation / Company
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Which major TNC plays a significant role in Nigeria’s economy?
Shell
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State one benefit that this company has bought to Nigeria.
Jobs / infrastructure / community investment e.g. schools & clinics / new expertise and skills bought to country
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Give one example of an environmental issue that has been caused by economic growth in Nigeria
Pollution of water sources from oil spills/leaks / Increased air pollution from shipping/transport / Natural landscape damaged due to drilling
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Name the country that is currently investing heavily in Nigeria in return for the exploitation of its resources
China
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