Discussion Unit 2 - Topic Scarcity Solutions Do some...

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Topic: Scarcity Solutions Do some research on the country of Ethiopia and discuss: a. Who in the Ethiopian society has the most difficult time dealing with scarcity? b. What do they need most? c. How can their society provide for their wants and needs? d. Why are they so impoverished? e. What can their governments do to help, or hinder their country's development? f. Could Ethiopia become a world-class producer and exporter of goods? How would Ethiopia compare with Japan? Japan is a country relatively POOR in natural resources, yet it is an economic world powerhouse. What are the differences between the two countries? According to the Case Study: Ethiopia – Breaking the Cycle by Mike Crawley, Communities in the highlands of Ethiopia, such as Yubdo Legabato peasant association located in the hills of Dendi District. There is not enough food, too small landholdings , poor agricultural practices, lack of potable water, along with other factors that contribute to deteriorating health and environment. According to , “relief agencies

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