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Sec3 - How Can We Alleviate Uneven Development Part 7

Sec3 - How Can We Alleviate Uneven Development Part 7






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    Sec3 - How Can We Alleviate Uneven Development Part 7 Sec3 - How Can We Alleviate Uneven Development Part 7 Presentation Transcript

    • How we alleviate uneven development?
    • International Cooperation
      • International cooperation
        • Provision of aid
          • Financial
          • Technical assistance
      • International agreement
        • Development strategies
          • Long term plans (more than 5 years)
          • Short term plans (less than 5 years)
    • Provision of aid (food supply)
    • World Food Programme
      • Development strategies
        • Transfer of technology
        • Setting up of infrastructure
    • Problem :Does the aid reach the poor and needy?
    • International organisation
      • World Bank
        • Provide aid in the form of money or technology to help LDCs to develop economically and socially
        • Provide loans to LDCs at low or no interest
          • Loans can be used to improve sanitation and water supply
          • Finance vaccination and immunisation programmes
      • Asian Development Bank
        • Provide aid (financial and technical means) to improve their economy and provide financial support to the government
    • International agreements
      • United Nations Millennium Development Goals (pg 206)
    • International agreements
      • United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)
        • Costal states have the exclusive right to use resources like fish and oil in the water within 321.86 km (200 nautical miles)
        • This area is termed the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)
          • To prevent fishermen from foreign countries from fishing in the water of other countries.
          • To prevent exploitation and depletion of resources
          • It is a form of sustainable development
    • Uneven development on a national scale
      • National development
        • Refer to increase the wealth of a country resulting a higher standard of living for its citizens
      • Strategies to promote national development
        • Improving water supply and sanitation facilities in less developed regions
        • Improving education standards in less developed regions
        • Population control in less developed regions
        • Job creation and financial assistance for people in less developed regions