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Where is Ghana
Western Africa, west of Nigeria and along the coastline
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What two types of aid are Ghana receiving?
Bilateral and voluntary
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What year was Ghana loaned money, how much, from who and what for?
1966, $100 million, USA and World Bank and for Volta Dam
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What percentage of Ghana was flooded and how many people had to move?
5% and 80,000.
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What percentage of Ghana's GDP does the dam account for?
5%
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What charity helped Ghana and what was the project?
Christian Aid and the C.A Health Project
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What does the project do?
Educates population, help farmers, health clinics etc.
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As a result of C.A, what percentage has the food prod. risen?
20%
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As a result of C.A, what percentage have disease rates decreased by?
50%
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Name two villages where the steelworks were originally located?
Merthyr Tydfil and Ebbw Vale
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From 1990s onwards, the steelworks were found where?
Port Talbot, east of Swansea, NW of Cardiff, coastal.
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What are the new locations factors?
Transport links (e.g. M4) Relief- flat 5 mile radius, exports wider, gov. offered grant to relocate
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How many jobs were lost because of the move?
70,000 (M.T now 2nd most deprived town in UK)
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How many indirect jobs were caused by P.T?
Indirect: 1,500
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how many jobs did Tata Steel create alone?
3,500
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Where is Nokia's head office located?
Helsinki, Finland (N. of Europe, N.E of UK)
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How many people do they employ worldwide?
112,000
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How many countries are there R&D firms in?
10
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How many countries are there factories in?
10
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How many countries are there sales offices in?
150+
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Name the two main countries for primary jobs?
Dem. Repub. Congo (colton) Saudi Arabia (oil)
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What percentage of sales are in Europe?
39%
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What percentage of Nokia's employees are in Europe?
52%
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Locate Dehli
A city in north-central India, S.E of Punjab
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Why was the R&D moved to India?
Low labour cost (£1200 per yr), relaxed reg, skilled, 2nd lang.
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How many direct and indirect jobs
Direct:2000 Indirect:800
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In what year did the R&D centre in Surrey close?
2003
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Jobs losses in Surrey?
150
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Where is Surrey?
South-central Eng, S.E of London, N. of Bristol
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How are nokia being sustainable?
70% of packaging comes from recycled sources.
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Name the 7 countries the Mekong runs through.
Tibet, China, Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam
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The Mekong helps sustain the lives of how many people?
65 million
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In Cambodia, how much fish is caught per year?
2 million tonnes
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What is the river used for?
HEP, drinking, silt, irrigation, fishing
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What year did Laos propose to build the Xayaburi dam?
2010
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What two countries were against the dam?
Cambodia and Vietnam
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China has proposed to build how many more dams?
15 (some already built, e.g. Manwan)
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Positive impacts of the dam?
electricity for China, Laos, Thailand, helping revolution, lowers risk of flooding in Cam.
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Negative impacts of dam?
silt isn't deposited on farm lands, degradation, irrigation networks starved of water, fish trapped
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The Xayaburi dam resulted in displacement of how many people?
25,000
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Fish stocks are down by what percentage in Cambodia?
30%
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the river slows down in Cambodia.. the means..
deposition occurred affecting navigation of boats
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In 1995, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam established what?
The Mekong River Commission (to avoid war- but powerless 4 Xayaburi)
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What may future agreements include?
maintain pathways for fish, flushing of dams 4 sediment, profits/electricity shared,
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Where is Windermere?
Lake District, NW Eng, 110km N of Manchester
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