Unit 2 Discussion
Topic: Scarcity Solutions
Do some research on the country of Ethiopia and discuss:
Who in the Ethiopian society has the most difficult time dealing with scarcity?
What do they need most?
How can their society provide for their wants and needs?
Why are they so impoverished?
What can their governments do to help, or hinder their country's development?
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?
A. The ones who suffer the most in Ethiopian is children and women. Today, more than 2 out of
every 5 children in Ethiopia suffer from stunting, which means they're short for their age.
Stunting is a lifelong condition that results when children miss out on critical nutrients while in