Small Islands. VOICE. &. THE MALDIVES. csiaov cscDcneliawa clOmcs. Abdullah Shakir Mohamed. THE MALDIVES. Geographical location. Lattitude 7°6’35”N to 0°42’24”S Longitude 72°33’19”E to 73°46’13”. Census Population: 285 066 . GDP per capita (US$ 2261) 2003. Literacy rate (2001) 98.4%.
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Abdullah Shakir Mohamed
Lattitude 7°6’35”N to 0°42’24”SLongitude 72°33’19”E to 73°46’13”
Census Population: 285 066
GDP per capita (US$ 2261) 2003
Literacy rate (2001) 98.4%
Mother Language: Dhivehi
Main Economic activities:Tourism and Fisheries
The Small Islands Voice project activities were initiated in the Maldives on the
15th of June 2003.
An opinion survey at B.Eydhafushi was conducted in order to acquire public views on development, environment and social issues and concerns.
Major Issues Identified through the Survey are:-
Lack of team work and increasing conflicts
Increased drug abuse
Lack of Banking Facilities
3 Schools were selected from Southern, Northern and Central Atolls of Maldives
SIV Internet Youth Forum
Promoting participation in the SIV Internet Youth Forum by school groups
Seychelles and Maldives student exchange visits.
Sharing the culture
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