Produce a case study on the Santo Antonio Dam Scheme in Brazil. It needs to include:
Location and characteristics of the Maderia Dam
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT SOCIAL ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES ECONOMIC ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES NATURAL ENVIRONMENT ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES
Santo Antonio Dam Fish killed by building of Santo Antonio Dam Protests against building the Santo Antonio Dam
Use pages 236-237 purple book
Look at the social, economic and natural environment advantages and disadvantages
Choose the top 3 advantages and top 3 disadvantages for each category and write them down on the table in your resource book.
Using information from p.236 and p.237 explain how the Santo Antonio Dam, a top-down scheme, has met the needs of Brazil, and assess how successful it has been. Should the Brazilian government have said yes to the scheme? Why? Why not?
Each group will report back to the rest of the class
EXAM STYLE QUESTION
For a named example of a top-down development strategy that you have studied, explain how successful it has been in meeting the needs of the developing country.