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What is aid

giving of good or services - usually from MEDCs to LEDCs

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What type of time periods are there for aid

Short and long term aid

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What are the types of aid ( 3 )

1/ Bilateral aid
2/ Multilateral aid
3/ Non-governmental aid

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What is meant by bilateral aid

Aid given directly from one government to another

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What is meant by multilateral aid

Aid given through an agency such as the world bank, this agency then distributes the money appropriately

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What is meant by non governmental aid

Is given to charities such as oxfam and unicef

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What is meant by tied aid

Aid that has conditions, such as repayments

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Points in favor of aid ( 6 )

1/ Emergency aid in times of disaster can reduce the harm
2/ Development projects such as provision of clean water can increase living standards
3/ Can benefit the economy when supplying natural resources and power
4/ Help create jobs and infrastructure via aided industry development
5/ Aid agriculture benefited by resources
6/ Provision of medical treatment

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Points against aid ( 4 )

1/ Aid can increase the dependency of LEDCs on MEDCs
2/ Profits from large projects can go to MNCs and donors
3/ Aid does not always reach the people who need it and can be kept by corrupt officials
4/ Aid can be spent on unnecessary projects in urban areas

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Where is Karnataka

Southwest India, on the Arabian sea

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What are 3 problems in Karnataka

1/ Lack of electricity
2/ Too much reliance on LPG gas - expensive and unsustainable
3/ Lack of clean water in rural areas - disease arises

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Define sustainable in the context of geography

Meeting the needs to the present generation and the future generation.

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What are 3 appropriate technologies implemented in KARNATAKA

1/ Solar panels
2/ Sanja chula cooking stove
3/ Rope pumps

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Explain: solar panels

Provided by SELCO. They are bought by the community in a self-help scheme. Cost $400 but saves money on expensive kerosene lamps

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Explain: Sanja Chula cooking stove

Cooking stove which uses bio-fuel. Used in schools so saves the school moolar. Bio-fuel purchased from local farms

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Explain: Rope pumps

Take water from within the deep groundwater store. This water is much cleaner as it has been filtered.

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Why are solar panels appropriate and advantageous ( 3 )

1/ Don't pollute the environment while the old kerosene lamps did
2/ Children can study longer and therefor get better education etc
3/ Businesses can stay open longer

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Why is the sanja chula cooking stove appropriate and advantageous ( 3 )

1/ Schools can buy more and better supplies with the money they save
2/ Farmers waste is sold so they make more mahoolar
3/ Carbon neutral

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Why are rope pumps appropriate and advantageous ( 2 )

1/ Diseases prevented as people are no longer drinking contaminated water
2/ Saves time as people do not have to travel as far to find water