LIC case study - Nigeria 2 (Nigeria - case study (AIDs and malaria has…
LIC case study - Nigeria 2
Nigeria - case study
AIDs and malaria has decreased because of international aid
over 100 million people live on $1 a day
HDI has increased from 0.43 to 0.53
stable government since 1999
pay in the NE is $8300
pay in the SE is $300
Nollywood is the film industry
Boko Haram is a terrorist group
80% less deforestation
10% of Nigeria's GDP
goods produced are: processed foods, textiles, leather items, soaps and detergents
how does manufacturing stimulate economic growth?
regular paid work gives people a steady income
Manufacturing industries stimulate growth through close links with each other, for example, car making companies.
As industries grow, more people are employed, and revenue from taxes increases.
Why is Nigeria changing?
falling employment in agriculture
many people speak english, so potential for growth in telecommunications
increased use of telecommunications - better for trade
investment in science and technology training
information technology is beginning to drive the economy rather than oil
rapid advances in technology
greater concern for the environment
mining and oil extraction
soil erosion releases toxic chemicals
services can't keep up with pace of economic cities
waste disposal becomes a problem
Quality of life
70% of Nigeria's forests have been destroyed.
Reliable, better-paid jobs in manufacturing industries or services