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    What is the nature of the problem / question being asked? Is it broad or narrow in scope? Is it substantive? The nature of this article is to explore private and public responses to food insecurity in Burkina Faso, West Africa (West 2015:54). The scope of the question West asks is narrow. He discusses one geographical area over three time periods focusing on food insecurity from two different discourses (West 2015:54). In doing this his scope is focused on this specific subject with a specific conclusion. The question West investigates is substantive. He discusses an area that is prone to short term droughts (West 2015:55). In doing so West can study effects of food insecurity in an area where it is normalized. Short-term droughts allow for…

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    The failure of mainstream development forced many people to think of development more holistically. An alternative approach is used to enhance development in the Turkana County and Burkina Faso. The USADF’s emphasis on the participatory approach has allowed the citizens to work with local organizations to find sustainable ways to meet their social and economic needs and to improve the quality of their lives. This approach allows the powerless to become empowered, and allows men/women to become…

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    Solomon's Economic Reform

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    Solomon believes the economy needs reform because of the global disparities between the poor and the rich. According to Solomon the most success of global income is the ability to process our resources and produce goods. However he points out that this wealth is are not distributed equal. For instance he gave an example of someone in Burkina Faso’s who receives a wage 124 times less than his counterpart in United State. Among and within nations there is overexploitation and a disparity in…

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    incidence, a group of local farmers attacked and murdered four Fulani herdsmen, including a 90-year-old. In one of Ghana’s far-flung communities close to the Burkina Faso border, a Fulani herdsman buttered a farmer to death when the later asked him to keep his cattle off his land. Upon hearing the news, the deceased’ family carried a reprisal attack, killed and burnt down the herdsman’s tent. These conflicts are not unique to Ghana; the dynamics are enduring in other countries in the region.…

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    TITLE: Why you should visit the motherland? GENERAL PURPOSE: to inform SPECIFIC PURPOSE: to persuasive the audience to visit Africa, to get them back to some of their root, and to get a better understanding about Africa. ORGANIZATIONAL PATTERN: MMS, Monroe’s motivated sequence I. Attention step: If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together, but be sure to go to East and West Africa. We especially invite you to come to our countries, Guinea and Cameroon. II. Need step:…

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    The Upright Man Analysis

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    The streak of colonialism can never be eradicated from history. Countries are still recovering economically from the exploitation of their country’s natural resources and labor. This instability has caused hierarchies to emerge within social classes. In Maren Hassinger’s piece Wrenching News she uses two mandalas to represent the hierarchy between the elites and the working class. She mixes the shredded newspapers in both of the mandalas to signify the unity she desires between the two…

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    Blaise Compaore Analysis

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    military dictator-turned-politician and former Burkina Faso President, Blaise Compaore, on Friday after violent protests over his audacious attempt to extend his 27-year rule, the question one might ask is: Will other African leaders learn a lesson from the Compaore nemesis? In an unprecedented move, the former strongman of Burkina Faso, who had stubbornly rejected earlier warnings to step down after his office term, as well as ignored the Nebukadnezaral handwriting on the wall, repeatedly…

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    Bio 14 Lab Essay

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    In the BIO 14 Lab, we attempted to design a oviposition experiment that would tell us something about the relative behavior of two variants of a beetle species Callosobruchus maculatus (SI – originating from South India & BF – originating from Burkina Faso). The specific question being asked in our experiment is: How does the availability of the preferred bean type affect the oviposition strategy (measured by the number of eggs on each bean) of female SI and BF beetles? Most of our group members…

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    As I suggested previously, Phillips Curve emphasizes the modification of the unemployment rate and its influence on the price inflation. It also impacts on the labor demand because of the government increased spending. Nash also advocates for an accurate fall of unemployment pool. Consequently the corporations or businesses contend for smaller number of workers by uplifting ostensible remuneration. Added to that, employees have better agreement options to demand an increase in nominal wages…

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    Kaylen Simmons Dr. Pierre ADW Optional Writers’ Circle Opportunity I watched the film Keita this past weekend. The story starts off with a little boy named Mabo Keïta, in his home in Burkina Faso. He is reading a book when a strange man arrives. The man tells young Keita that he is a griot and it is his duty to teach Mabo about his family's history. Mabo is very interested in the griot and the griot's arrival creates problems in the Mabo’s home and with his teacher because he is so into the…

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