Development meets business in Africa Trade vs Aid

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Geography Case Studies Mind Map on Development meets business in Africa Trade vs Aid, created by alice_jade_barlo on 05/27/2013.

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Development meets business in Africa Trade vs Aid
  1. Liberia West Africa
    1. Mass production of shirts + trousers
      1. Population 4 mil
        1. 80% have no formal job
          1. 58.4% of women are illiterate
            1. Women struggle to get jobs
              1. NGO's train women
                1. American social investers
                2. Working woman is respected
              2. In capital women have been trained to run specialist factories
                1. Civil war ended in 2003
                  1. 1st in Africa Fair Trade Certificate
                    1. Main exports to USA
                      1. Growing demand for FT items
                    2. PARTNERSHIP AND SUSTAINABILTY
                    3. Malawi East Africa
                      1. Pop 15mil
                        1. 9 wildlife/nature parks
                          1. Tourism 4,000/yr
                            1. Increase profit for locally produced products
                          2. Neglected for yrs
                            1. African parks took over
                              1. More Business-like
                            2. Infrastructure built
                              1. Local entrepenures
                                1. School fees for orphans
                                  1. Pay for training
                                    1. Rangers
                                      1. Tour guides
                                        1. Making things
                                          1. Baskets and furniture
                                    2. Ghana West Africa
                                      1. Pop 24mil
                                        1. 75% have a mobile phone
                                          1. Nandi mobile
                                          2. 5.3% have access to the internet
                                            1. Telecom business
                                              1. Contact customer services by text
                                              2. Students educated at MEST
                                                1. Meltwater Entrepenurial School of Technology
                                                  1. Investment $30,000 - $500,000
                                                2. Best business award
                                                3. Kenya West Africa
                                                  1. Pop 40 mil
                                                    1. Low tech method
                                                      1. Honey production 22tonnes/yr
                                                        1. 75% labour force in Agg, primary sector
                                                          1. Farmers retrained
                                                        2. Honey Care Africa
                                                          1. Loans from equity bank
                                                          2. Sustainable business
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