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  • Poverty In Ghana Case Study

    & II), which amongst other things sort to empower the private sector as the vehicle with which to attain growth and development. Ghana is currently administering a cash transfer programme under the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP), a programme which has been in operation since 2008. What this paper seeks to do is to among other things, assess the importance of the LEAP programme, analyse the bottlenecks impeding its smooth implementation as well as critically investigate its sustainability going forward. The paper recommends alternative strategies at combating poverty in Ghana such as a more concerted and pragmatic attempt at improving education, job creation etc. citing what has been practiced in the Gansu Province of China. The situation in Gansu would be clearly outlined showing the strategy and achievements of the development oriented poverty alleviation strategy. Undoubtedly, the goal of every Government is to attain development and as much as possible reduce the incidence of hardship and poverty amongst its people. A decrease in the number of people living in abject poverty does not only promote economic growth and development, but also encourages peace and stability as well as provides the needed environment for further development. Owning to the fact that poverty is an important and widely discussed topic in developing countries, including Ghana, there is the need to find ways of addressing it using effective, efficient and sustainable means. It is…

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  • Summary And Poverty In Ghana

    Anding district in Gansu Province is recommended as a suitable strategy owing to its sustainable nature. The strategy involves a holistic approach unlike the mere cash transfer that LEAP brings to the table. Anding’s strategy is tailored towards the improvement of infrastructure, the acceleration and the development of naturally advantageous industries such as the potato-farming industry, and in the case of Ghana the cassava-farming industry is proposed. Also the local economy of the Anding…

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  • How Did Qin Shi Huang Build The Great Wall Of China

    The great wall of china was build so that no intruders can get into China. It was Build During the Ming dynasty which was from 1368-1644. The great wall of China is important because it represented a symbol of China. Around 220 B.C.Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of a unified China, ordered that earlier fortifications between states be removed and a number of existing walls along the northern border be joined into a single system that would extend for more than 10,000 li and protect China…

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  • Separatism In China

    Uyghur Autonomous Region, which means that ethnic minority and religion played an important role in governance. However, there is of course always difference in the actual adherence to the policy in real life. And such disparities vary among different autonomous regions. For example, Ningxia, a neighboring province to Xinjiang, the religious policies are much laxer than those in Xinjiang yet social unrest is virtually unheard of in Ningxia. Similarly in Gansu, a province to the east of Ningxia,…

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  • The Asiatic Wild Dog

    altitude areas and they are spotted in areas that are high above sea level. Dholes are found in Russia, in areas such as Primorsky Krai as well as Pikthsa-Tigroy protected forest. In other regions within Asia, they have been spotted in Taxkorgan Reserve in the Pamir Mountains which is a region on the border between four countries, China, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Pakistan and it is therefore possible that the dhole may inhabit majority of these four countries if not all. There have been recent…

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  • Giant Panda Natural Selection

    Natural selection Name: Giant Panda as it is mostly recognized. A panda has a greater appetite in summer than winter; in the wild, they can eat many animals that are occasionally dead. Scientific name: Ailuropoda melanoleuca. Life span: 20 years in the wild. Location of natural habitat: Giant panda’s are from west china; 99% of them live in the mountains that is in Sichuan, some are also located in Shaanxi and Gansu country. Enemies: tiger, panther and wolf. Color: Normally black and…

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  • Comparison Between 'Red Dust And Burnt Happiness'

    semantics of Ma Jian's piece is more referring the death shown through her emotive lexis, whereas my journey is more focusing on the different styles of life, either rich or poor on the same Island. Overall “Red Dust” has a negative semantic, whereas my piece starts off as positive when exploring through the rich side of Madeira, and even when locals are introduced there is still a sense of positivity unlike Ma Jian which refers to death throughout their journey in the desert. As it is travel…

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  • Dun Huang Dance History

    Dun Huang is a city in the Gansu Province of western China, and was one of the key cities on the “Silk Road”, the main trade route between China and the rest of Asia and Europe. Dun Huang is famous for many things, including its caves, which are a famous example of Buddhist art. Silk Road style dance, also known as “Dun Huang Dance”, was inspired by the art inside of those famous caves. The origin of Ballet dance can be traced to the 15th century Italian Renaissance courts, and later developed…

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  • Hong Kong Tourism Case Study

    experiences can fascinate more tourists. Lastly, the strategic infrastructure projects increase the sources of tourists. One of the evidence is that Michael Wu Siu-ieng, the chairman of the Hong Kong Travel Industry Council, stated that the tourism boost could result in a double-digit percentage rise in the number of mainland visitors arriving once high-speed rail connected less accessible regions of the country to the city. (Dennis, 2010) Because he is a profession in the tourism industry, it…

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  • Turrkana Boy And Lucy Summary

    agriculture. The monsoons are significant because they make the Himalayas act like a third pole and variations in there timing could mean floods or famine for India. The monsoons bring moisture from June to October and reverse from October to June. Caste System: The Caste system in India around 600BCE was broken up into 4 major parts with Brahman or priests being at the top. The next 3 levels were for warriors, skilled laborers, and unskilled laborers. The divisions became more defined as…

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