Changing Economic World 7
Introduction – Today’s learning is all about strategies to reduce uneven development and the gap that exists globally – watch the video first as it includes some important definitions for today’s learning
Task 1 – Key Ideas – answer the questions below, you do not have to read the text but it may help you
➀ Why do some countries need investment from other countries or companies?
➁ In your own words, write a definition of a TNC
➂ Why do LICs need investment into manufacturing, not just agriculture, mining or fishing?
➃ In theory, how does investment help a country to develop?
Task 2 – ETHIOPIA – you will be completing a table using this video as an introduction, then the information sheets
➄ Watch the video about Ethiopia’s development journey
➅ Read the information about the companies/businesses that are operating in Ethiopia (you can zoom into the images to make the writing bigger, pinch or zoom using the 3 dots in the top right on a computer)
➆ Complete the table – the first company has been started for you, so copy and complete AFRICA JUICE to help get the idea
Task 3 – EXTENDED WRITING – Use the sentence starters to answer this question:
How does investment in industry help a country to develop?
*If you wish to write your own individual paragraph, please do so.
➇ An LIC may receive investment from… this may be investment for…
➈ This investment impacts the country by… the money is created by… this money can be used to…
➉ Overall I think that an LIC does / does not benefit from investment in industry because…
OPPORTUNITIES TO TAKE THIS LEARNING FURTHER…
China is a big player in African nations in the 21st Century. Watch the video on the right, then read about how it is investing and what this means for those countries:
Some content taken from AQA GCSE (9-1) Geography, Hodder Education, John Widdowson, Rebecca Blackshaw, Merly King, Simon Oakes, Sarah Wheeler, Michael Witherick. With thanks to @Geo_Jo26 and The Geographical Association for resources