rwanda ppt - Rwanda Basics, 2007 Population: 10 million...

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Rwanda Basics, 2007 Population: 10 million Life expectancy : 49 years Fertility rate: 5 children --Annual Growth: 2.8% Ethnic Groups: Hutu 84% Tutsi 15% Twa 1% GDP/capita: $800 a year Economic Structure By GDP: Agriculture 37% --Industry 21% --41% By Labor Force: Agric 90% Industry/Svc 10% Exports : Coffee, tea, hides, tin ore Imports : foodstuffs, machinery, steel, petroleum, cement and construction material
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Religious Affiliations Catholic Protestant Adventist Muslim Other
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Events leading to 1994 Massacre 1959 , majority ethnic, Hutus , overthrow Tutsi Monarchy. 1962 : Independence from Belgium who privileged Tutsis over Hutus. 1960s : Tutsis killed or driven into exile in neighboring countries. 1990s : Children of Tutsi exiles form rebel group, Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF), and began civil war. April 1994 : Civil war, political and economic issues increase ethnic tensions leading to genocide of 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus. July 1994
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course GEA 3600 taught by Professor Mcdade during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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