Geography, Development dilemmas

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Name 2 problems with top down development
Country gets in debt and uses lots of energyand is expensive to operate
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What is top down decicion making?
Decisions made by national gouvernment. E.g. Dams for hydroelectric power
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What is bottom up decicion making?
Local people fully involve wqith making decisions, therefore it is more taylored to the locals needs. They are small-scale projects, such as biogas digesters
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Name a social feature to sustainable schemes
Long term benefits for the local population, e.g. energy and education
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Name an economic feature to sustainable schemes
The initial production cost is low enough for local people to afford them
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Name an environmental feature to sustainable schemes
Overall, there is a small impact on nature
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WHat are the 4 stages in the cycle of poverty?
1. Subsistence farming 2. Little farm produce 3. Little income 4. No investment on land improvement or machinery
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