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Reducing Disparities

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Base Knowledge and Understanding

Base knowledge and understanding

 
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Data Visualization
   
Definition disparity
trade
market access
fairtrade
debt relief
aid
remittances
News Article
Words to be defined
 
Base Level

Context

 

The aim of this lesson:

  • To be able to discuss the different ways in which disparities can be reduced with an emphasis on trade and market access, debt relief, aid and remittances.
  • To be able to evaluate the effectiveness of strategies designed to reduce disparities.
 
Geography Activities

Think...

What is a disparity?

What is the 'development gap'?

Give examples from the data you have already collected regarding the IB Five.

 
The IB Five
 
Geography Activities

Synthesis

 
Geography Activities

Task - How disparities can be reduced?

Make notes on how disparities can be reduced via:

  • trade - selling things
  • market access - being able to sell things
  • fairtrade - selling things for a fair price
  • debt relief - reduction in a country's debts or the repayments upon those debts
  • aid - monies donated by one country or organization to another
  • remittances - money sent home by workers who have migrated

You must be able to discuss how successful each of the approaches has been.

 

Option 1

Take notes by hand
Take notes by hand - no note-taking frame

Option 2

A3 note-taking frame
Take notes by hand - after printing this A3 note-taking frame

Option 3

Google Documents note-taking frame
Take digital notes using this Google Documents note-taking frame
 

 

Trade

Market Access

Fairtrade

How does it reduce disparities?
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How successful has it been in reducing disparities?
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Debt Relief

Aid

Remittances

How does it reduce disparities?
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How successful has it been in reducing disparities?
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Geography Review

Review

Explain how debt relief and aid may reduce disparities. [6 Marks]

Explain how trade and remittances may reduce disparities. [6 Marks]

Explain how fairtrade and access to markets may reduce disparities. [6 Marks]

 
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