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Building resilience to drought in Kenya

Building resilience to drought in Kenya | KochAPGeography | Scoop.it

Trading their animals instead of holding on to large flocks and using their land in different ways may help herders in northern Kenya survive when drought and hunger strike...


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Africa’s Population Surge

Africa’s Population Surge | KochAPGeography | Scoop.it
At current growth rates, sub-Saharan Africa, which now makes up 12 percent of the world’s population, will account for more than a third by 2100.

 

Africa is the world's fastest growing region and consequently it is an incredibly young (demographically speaking) region.  This video show key reasons (primarily cultural and economic) for the population growth within Africa.  How does the  demographic transition model apply to Africa?


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Fuel smuggling in west Africa

Fuel smuggling in west Africa | KochAPGeography | Scoop.it

Heavily subsidised fuel prices in Nigeria have spawned a large-scale fuel smuggling industry in nearby Benin and Togo, where official prices are being undercut by as much as 15-30%. Canadian photographer Daniel Hayduk documents the illegal trade, which locals in one of Africa's poorest regions see as a vital part of a vast, informal economy


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