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1

What limits Kenya?

Oppressive and systematic government

2

How many people still live in poverty?

1/3

3

How many people still work on the land?

1/2

4

What is the issue of property rights in Kenya?

Government owns land and has never given people property rights

5

What is Kibera?

Shanty town on edge of capital, Nairobi

6

What happened in December 2002?

New president

7

What business is booming in Kenya?

Mobile phone industry - people can't afford expensive landlines so use the phone instead

Clothes industry is also booming

8

How does Nike benefit the local area?

Free/subsidised meals as well as training programs

9

What are the 2 products that wealthy countries don't place high tariffs on?

Vegetables and flowers (Kenya is the leading exporter of flowers to Europe)

10

Why are local farmers suffering?

People can access cheap wheat from Europe

11

Why can't Kenya grow?

No one can build business - government only gives licences for money and also raised taxes on clothing industry meaning the door to globalisation is closed