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Introduction To Development

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Introduction To Development

  1. 1. Development<br />What is it? <br />What are the challenges?<br />
  2. 2. Per Capita Gross National Product<br />United States & Japan = + $27,000<br />U.K. & Germany = $23,000-27,000<br />Italy & Australia = $15,000-23,000<br />Brazil & Mexico = $3,500-6,000<br />China & Romania = $500-1,000<br />India & Mali = < $500<br />
  3. 3. Obstacles to Development<br />Population Growth<br />Geography/Natural Resources<br />Education/Technology<br />Religion<br />External Debt<br />Corruption<br />War and It’s Aftermath<br />
  4. 4. Population Growth<br /> 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?<br />
  5. 5. World Map: Political with Infant Mortality Rate<br /> Map 17 of 76<br />
  6. 6. World Map: Political with Life Expectancy<br /> Map 18 of 76<br />
  7. 7. Geography/ Natural Resources<br />Draw a map of the world.<br />Shade the areas that you believe are the developed areas of the world. <br />Choose five major economic powers. <br />
  8. 8. Group of 8<br />
  9. 9. Group of 77<br />
  10. 10. World Map: Political with Annual Precipitation<br /> Map 12 of 76<br />
  11. 11. Education/ Technology<br />Importance <br />Challenges <br />Limited educated elite<br />Limited money<br />Children must work <br />
  12. 12. Political with Percentage of Labor Force in Agriculture<br />
  13. 13. Political with Literacy Rate<br />
  14. 14.
  15. 15. Religion – Is development a Western concept and goal?<br />Hinduism <br />Buddhism <br />Judeo-Christian <br />Islam <br />
  16. 16. External Debt <br />In 1970 In 2002<br />$25 b. (world’s 60 poorest) $523b.<br />$11b. (Africa) $295b.<br /> Budgets of the World <br />Mali = $1.8 b. (‘06) Nigeria = $30.6 b.(‘08)<br />Angola = $27.1 b. China = $868 b.<br />New York City = $60 b. (‘07) Montana = $4.7 b.<br />
  17. 17. Countries In the Red<br />Bulgaria<br />Cameroon<br />Ivory Coast<br />Ethiopia<br />Honduras<br />Jordan<br />Madagascar<br />Syria <br />Tanzania <br />Sudan and Zambia = 2x <br />Angola = 3x <br />

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