Summary Sheet for Foreign Aid Donor Types
Official Aid (Government)
- Goes from government to government
- Helps so improve social living condition
- Is usually tied
- Aid saves improves lives today and h
Causes of Underdevelopment: Why Have Some
Regions/Countries Failed to Develop?
Not only are people killed and
injured, funds are directed into
the war effort that would
i) Mayan Civilisation
Yucatan peninsula (parts of present day Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and Belize).
250 900 BC peak : urban city-states.
Decline by about C8 C9. Still existed in C16, but not a military threat to the Spanish
a. From 2000 to 2008, Haitis debt is increasing rapidly: from $1,082 million in 2000 to
$1,885 million in 2008. The increase rate in debt also heightens: Between 2000 and
2001, the rate is only -1.1%, but between 2008 and 2007, the rate grows to 21
DEMOGRAPHIC TRANSITION MODEL
Low or below Very high
Rostow Modernization Model
Stage 1: Tradition society
- Good is exchanged directly to other good. Agriculture is the most important industry,
production is labor intensive.
- Diverse set of productions meant for consumption
Stage 2: Transitional stage
located in Geneva
153 members represent 97% of the worlds population, has observers who applied for
membership but not confirmed
global international organization dealing with trade rules within countries
government negotiate trade agr
The Brandt Line is a visual depiction of the northsouth divide. It suggests a big
development gap between the North and South of the line. The countries in the
North of the line are extremely wealthy while those in the South suffer in poverty
Switch of coal power to hydropower through building
dam on Zambezi river. Created lake Kariba.
Funding from other governments and the World
Bank to build this.
Costs: Huge numbers of people were relocated to
areas that were more difficult to f
Supranational Organizations and Financial Flows
Bretton Woods: Create a world economic system where financial and product exchange is easier. Create syste
that would include as many countries as possible into the world capitalist economy created three ins