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    Introduction To Development Introduction To Development Presentation Transcript

    • Development
      What is it?
      What are the challenges?
    • Per Capita Gross National Product
      United States & Japan = + $27,000
      U.K. & Germany = $23,000-27,000
      Italy & Australia = $15,000-23,000
      Brazil & Mexico = $3,500-6,000
      China & Romania = $500-1,000
      India & Mali = < $500
    • Obstacles to Development
      Population Growth
      Geography/Natural Resources
      Education/Technology
      Religion
      External Debt
      Corruption
      War and It’s Aftermath
    • Population Growth
      The challenge of the future is a balance between: the rights of the individual vs. the sustainability of the planet. What are the specific rights of the individual that are involved? What are the pressures put on the planet?
    • World Map: Political with Infant Mortality Rate
      Map 17 of 76
    • World Map: Political with Life Expectancy
      Map 18 of 76
    • Geography/ Natural Resources
      Draw a map of the world.
      Shade the areas that you believe are the developed areas of the world.
      Choose five major economic powers.
    • Group of 8
    • Group of 77
    • World Map: Political with Annual Precipitation
      Map 12 of 76
    • Education/ Technology
      Importance
      Challenges
      Limited educated elite
      Limited money
      Children must work
    • Political with Percentage of Labor Force in Agriculture
    • Political with Literacy Rate
    • Religion – Is development a Western concept and goal?
      Hinduism
      Buddhism
      Judeo-Christian
      Islam
    • External Debt
      In 1970 In 2002
      $25 b. (world’s 60 poorest) $523b.
      $11b. (Africa) $295b.
      Budgets of the World
      Mali = $1.8 b. (‘06) Nigeria = $30.6 b.(‘08)
      Angola = $27.1 b. China = $868 b.
      New York City = $60 b. (‘07) Montana = $4.7 b.
    • Countries In the Red
      Bulgaria
      Cameroon
      Ivory Coast
      Ethiopia
      Honduras
      Jordan
      Madagascar
      Syria
      Tanzania
      Sudan and Zambia = 2x
      Angola = 3x