GEOGRAPHY - DEVELOPMENT AND THE DEVELOPMENT GAP

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DEVELOPMENT SUCCESS - RWANDA
1) primary school attendance and child mortality/access to clean water has improved. 2) the economy isincreasingly divergent and is no longer reliant on coffee. 3) the government has made development a priority.
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BARRIES TO DEVELOPMENT - RWANDA
1) increasing floods and droughts. 2) trade with other countries is difficult becuase it is LANDLOCKED. 3) AIDS and HIV
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theories of development!
ROSTOW'S THEORY: Traditional society ---> pre-conditions for take off ---> take off ---> the drive to maturity ---> high mass consumption
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problems with Rostow's theory
it assumes that all countreis start at the same level of development, it doesn't consider the quality or quantity of a country's resources, population or climate.
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DEPENDENCY THEORY:
the idea that developing countries can't develop becuase they are dependent on developed countries.
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PROBLEMS WITH DEPENDENCY THEORY
it doesnt take into account of other factors that may limit development - such as natural disasters, lack of resources and conflict.
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BARRIES TO DEVELOPMENT - RWANDA

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1) increasing floods and droughts. 2) trade with other countries is difficult becuase it is LANDLOCKED. 3) AIDS and HIV

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theories of development!

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problems with Rostow's theory

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DEPENDENCY THEORY:

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