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The post-colonial period for many African countries began as recently as...
The patient to doctor ratio in many African countries is what?
Water supply is affected as much by the political situation in a country as by geography.
HIV/AIDS in Africa hinders development because it affects which age group?
The Working Population
Gender differences in education in many African countries has a huge impact on development.
There is no significant relationship between food shortages and health.
What is the most important aspect of conflict in relation to development?
Resources needed to build an infrastructure are diverted
Much of the population is killed
One of the main reasons for conflict in Africa is the results of lack of experience in the democratic process.
African countries were forced to accept the low trading prices, or terms of trade, imposed by the West, because of their over-production of cash crops.
Land tenure is a crucial element in development because...
land security is needed to encourage development
everyone should get a fair share of the land
What does the term kleptocracy describe?
Afro-responsibility is significant in the development of African countries because...
it promotes responsibility and self sufficiency
it encourages Africans to find out who is responsible for the lack of development
Why does the European Union impose quotas and tariffs on processed cash crops from Africa?
To help African producers
To protect EU producers
NGOs act independently of national governments.
Most aid from the UK is administered through the Department for International Development (DFID).
The UN specialised agency which helps development through the promotion of education is...
The United Nations collaborates with NGOs and aid projects from the EU and the UK.
The "Make Poverty History" campaign aimed to co-ordinate international aid agencies in Africa.
There is little agreement on what the Millennium Development Goals should be.