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1

malawi’s population:

youthful
- less elderly (healthcare)
- more births (women don’t have jobs)

2

malawi’s fertility rate =

high

3

landlocked

-no port to trade
-track railway (slow and expensive)

4

rural isolation

-8% of malawi population is rural
-isolated, poor infrastructure

5

change in climate

-water shortage as temp rise (evaporation)
-food shortages (variable rainfall, increase drought)

6

increase pollution

-economic growth = rapid
-contaminated water
-no sanitation or waste management
-air pollution increase

7

malawi exports

tobacco, tea, sugar, cotton, peanuts
(cheap)

8

malawi imports

food, consumer goods, transport equipment, petroleum products

9

malawi’s trade:

imports > exports
(earns less then it spends)

10

globalisation

countries becoming increasingly connected to eachother

11

clark fisher model

primary
secondary
tertiary
quaternary