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Food Insecurity

Food insecurity is affecting an incredible amount of people living in the Central African Republic and all over the world. As a matter of fact, the US department of agriculture defines food insecurity as a state in which “consistent access to adequate food is limited by lack of money and other resources at times during … Read more

San Jiang

Introduction The town of San Jiang, which literally means three rivers, is a part of the Xinhui District. San Jiang is a Dong Autonomous County that lies North of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in Southern China. There is one residential community and twelve villages located within San Jiang, with a total population of about … Read more

Amnesty programme in Nigeria

This study makes use of policy making and implementation where the case study was in the area of amnesty programme in Nigeria. The data collected and analysed in the process of carrying out the study are presented in the chapter. The presentation and discussions are based on the hypothesis formulated The bio-data of the respondents … Read more

Economic growth and development of Nigeria and Ghana

In section 2 we explored the current literature relating to the economic growth and development of Nigeria and Ghana, consolidating the various arguments to see whether any key messages were apparent. In section 3 we then examined the two countries in more detail, presenting a timeline of relevant economic, social and political happenings since there … Read more

Spain’s Geography and Climate (draft)

Spain’s Geography and Climate (add topography?) (Map/appendix as well) Located in southwestern Europe, surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea, the North Atlantic Ocean, the Bay of Biscay, and the Pyrenees Mountains, just southwest of France, lies the country of Spain (The World Factbook, 2017). This country extends 505,182 km2  over the Iberian Peninsula (“Business Culture in … Read more

Gender is a Development Issue

Summative Assignment Gender is a Development Issue UCIL20032 Leadership in Action 10157056 Word count: 1523 Manchester, 2017-04-29 “To achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.” (UN, 2017a) This is goal number five of the Sustainable Development Goals from the UN, which try to transform our world. But, why is gender equality important? At … Read more

Italy – economic, historical and geographical

The first part will be a main description of Italy. The different subjects which will be dealt with are the economic, historical and geographical of Italy. 1.1 Economic data In this chapter, Italy’s economic data will be described. 1.1.1 GDP The gross domestic product (GDP) measures of national income and output for a given country's … Read more

Inca Craft Specialization and Resulting Political Economy

Inca Craft Specialization and Resulting Political Economy Craft specialization often emerge in societies when there becomes a food surplus. The emergence of craft specialization in the Incan Empire is no exception. This food surplus was controlled by the state and allocated to the people under Incan control through the elite class (D’altroy et al., 1985). … Read more

Arsenic contamination of water in Bangladesh

Introduction In September 2015, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, H.E. Ms. Sheikh Hasina, was recognized as winner of the Champions of the Earth award in the Policy Leadership category. Outside of her impressive rise to power from her position as the leader of the opposition Awami League party and her emphasis on democracy, human rights, … Read more

River Civilization: Egypt

Research Questions Notes Where Did You Find This Information?  List Sources Used GEOGRAPHY What are the geographical characteristics of your civilization?  (Location, geographical features such as water supply, desert, mountains, etc.) Civilizations started on rivers because it was much easier to grow crops, Egypt was one of them. Lived along the Nile River which flooded … Read more

Conflict and issues in Mali

One of the biggest precipitants of the conflict was the drought in 2011.  This would exacerbate existing conflict and the influx of weapons into the region made these conflicts deadlier than in the past.  There are several ways that this problem could be dealt with, disarmament, increased resilience against drought, and more development of ways … Read more

Thailand analysis (position paper)

2/17/17 Position Paper: summarizes your nation’s stance Economy Currency: Thai baht Debt: 4,953,815,034 and is increasing as we speak Converted into US dollars: 141,556,515,037 At the point when Thailand's overthrow creators immediately dispensed over $3 billion owed to ranchers from the removed government's politically hamstrung rice value endowment plot, it gave the idea that the … Read more

Women in parliament in Rwanda have a voice

Rwanda has the highest representation of women in parliament which is at 63.8%. However, there have been great concerns regarding the extent of transformation and meaningful women empowerment in parliament. Ndung’u (2013:2) is sceptical on these gains as she believes that they have masked ongoing difficulties faced by Rwandan women in parliament in terms of … Read more

What does it mean to be Rwandan

What it means to be Rwandan when using a general explanation is when you are born in Rwanda and fall under one of the three ethnic groups namely the Twa which was the first group to exist when tracing back their origins, the Hutu’s and the Tutsi’s. If one belonged to any of these groups … Read more

What does it means to be Congolese

Identity is a concept that is surrounded by imperatives of power, resistance, subjection and citizenship, (Ndlovu-Gatsheni, 2010). With migration playing a huge role in the DRC because of the war many citizens moved to neighbouring countries in fear of their lives and safety. Years later some returned to their homes only to be told that … Read more

The People’s Republic of China (PRC)

A sovereign state in East Asia, the People's Republic of China (PRC) has a population of 1.3 billion, the highest in the world. The Communist Party of China based in the capital of Beijing governs the 5 autonomous regions, 22 provinces, and 4 municipalities that are directly controlled and also Macau and Hong Kong that … Read more


TOPIC: THE NIGERIAN STORY: THE PAST’S MISTAKES AND THE FUTURE. INTRODUCTION Identification. Though there is archaeological evidence that societies have been living in Nigeria for more than twenty-five hundred years, the borders of modern Nigeria were not created until the British consolidated their colonial power over the area in 1914. The name Nigeria was suggested … Read more