Field: Earth Science – Geography
1. What are some possible problems affecting one commodity countries in the current global economy? What advantages or disadvantages might past colonies experience in the global economy?
2. What types of land use/land cover attract the densest populations? Given the effects of SAPs on agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa, what might happen to the population density in this region?
3. Given the proximity of dense population centers to forests, what might the future hold for these lands and resources? What political and economic factors make deforestation a continued threat to the region?
4. What potential ethnic problems could arise from the population density across ethnic boundaries? In what ways might ethnic groups living in such proximity lead to greater understanding among the peoples of Sub-Saharan Africa?