Development and Resource Issues

Poverty, employment structure, GNI & GDP measures what?
Economic development
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5 reasons why MALAWI is a LIC?
AIDS, landlocked, can't farm, resources are limited & import oil and machinary
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What are the limitations of evidence for development?
They don't concider: cost of living, inequalities within country, social factors
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What is the development gap?
The widening difference in levels of development between richest and poorest countries
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What is development?
The process of change, economic development, social development & political development
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What is the development continuum?
A linear scale from 'highly developed' countries to those with 'low level' of development
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What country measures in gross national happiness (GNH)?
Bhutan, a country in south asia
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In 2016, what did oxfam say in their report on global inequalities?
Highlights development gap between people, rich in poor; poor in rich
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What is the role of the world trade organisation (WTO)?
They encourage free trade, settle disputes & organise trade regotiations
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Providing finacial aid and promoting trade is the role of what orgaisation?
International monetary fund (IMF)
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Why has the world become interdependent?
Geopolitical relationships
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What are the different types of aid?
Balateral aid, multilateral aid, short-term emergency aid, long-term development aid, debt abolition, NGO aid
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What country is the fairtrade of cocoa in?
Ghana
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How many goals did the UN set for all countries in 2015 to be completed by 2030?
17
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Why is middle shire affected by soil erosion?
During rainfall, cut down forests and intense cultivation
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Who is helping middle shire? and how?
COVAMS is a 10 year project that prevents soil erosion by education and training
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What are the 4 main reasons for increasing water demands?
Population change, agriculture change, industrial growth & growth of consumer
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What are the percentages of water use?
70% food production, 20% industry, 10% household
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What is hydropolitics? Give example.
Politics that are affected by availability of water resources. MEKONG RIVER, VIETNAM
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Using 'grey' water, water cconservation, groundwater abstraction, destalination plants, water transfer schemes and building reservoirs are stratagies for what?
Stratagies to manage water supply
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What are the main inequalities and discrimination in India against?
Rich and poor, caste & females
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Name example of regional social and economic inequalities
BIHAR vs MAHARASHTRA
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State the climate difference in India
North = tundra (Himalayas), North-West = arid desert, South-West = humid tropical regions/rainforest
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What are the consequences of the north-south divide in UK?
Health conditions poorer in north, house prices higher in south, income higher in south, migration of youth proffesionals
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Positive impacts of deindustialisation in SHEFFIELD
Water quality, air quality & regeneration
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Derelict land, greenfield sites & traffic are negative impacts to what?
Sheffield's deindustrialisation
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Name an example of positive multipliers in the UK
Investing in major infrastucture
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What is the closure of an industry?
Negative multiplier for the UK
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