Aid Given By Developed Countries to Africa. Aid. Aim : * Identify the three main types of aid which are given to developing countries. Aid. Aid is help given by a country or organisation to another country to help meet its needs. A country which gives aid
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* Identify the three main types of aid which are given to developing countries.
Aid is help given by a country or
organisation to another country to help
meet its needs. A country which givesaid
is called a DONOR country. A country
which receives aid is called a RECIPIENT
Aid given by one country to another
Aid which is given by a group of countries
working together e.g. United Nations,
Aid which is given by voluntary organisations or
charities e.g. Oxfam, Water Aid.
factors which determine whether a
developed country will give aid
Is the country democratic or ruled by a dictator?
Is the country at war and it’s too dangerous to send aid?
Is the country hostile to our allies (friendly countries)?
Is the country unpopular with voters?
Complete Activities 1-2 on page 16 of your textbook.
Using the following headings make your own notes on the reasons why countries give aid.
* Social Factors
* Economic Factors
* Political Factors
Examine the role that the Department for International Development plays in helping poor countries.
Andrew Mitchell is currently the Secretary of State for International Development
Read pages 18-19 of your textbook.
Complete Activities 2-6 on page 19 of your textbook.
Copy the diagram from page 20 of your textbook on the main UN agencies.
Underneath each UN agency write a sentence which explains the main function of this agency.
Use the information on page 21 to help you.
Now complete the activities on pages 24-25 of your textbook.
Collect a map of Africa – shade in the countries where UN agencies have been working.
UNICEF - Malawi
UNICEF - Uganda
World Health Organisation (WHO) –
Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) –
Ethiopia – Seeds, Crops, Livestock
Increase seed supplies for farmers affected by drought.
Sheep/goat fattening project to increase profits for farmers.
Improve water supplies to increase crop yields.
Help to control desert locusts which can devastate crops.
Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO)
Ethiopia – Food Supply
We Are the Future (WAF) child centres to provide gardening, nutrition and health programmes to give children skills to grow food.
Vegetable gardens to provide women with HIV/AIDS with good nutrition.
World Food Programme
Burkina Faso – food voucher programme – helps poor to purchase food and local producers get a decent price.
Kenya – Schools Meals Programme for 650,000 children. Feeding programme for refugees from Somalia and Sudan, who are living in camps.
Ethiopia – providing food for Ethiopian government to deliver to people affected by drought and famine. School Meals Programme.