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The need for world development A lot of people across the world will agree that there is a definate need for world development. A great deal of people live in poverty, but how did this happen, and what can be done? There are many problems which have lead to a need for world development, one of these is debt.Many L.D.Cs have to borrow money from banks to begin to develop. Many countries who do not have money are forced to borrow large sums. This means that eventually they will be forced to pay them back. And some countries simply do not have enough money to pay these bills. Another great problem with being in debt is that the people, or countries who have lent the money, can charge a great deal of intrest, meaning ...read more.


This happened often when one race was treated badly by a ruling race, this resulted in many civil wars. And wars are often caused by corruption and political unfairness. Another large problem, that unfortunately can not be helped by peace talks is natural disasters. Sadly enough, this is often the cause of the destruction of a country.Things like earthquakes, floods, fires and droughts often wreak havoc on the L.D.Cs, and they simply do not have enough money to deal with these problems. Things like floods can easily destroy crops, but then so can droughts. If the rain does not fall, then the crops will simply die. A few months work could be so easily destroyed, as you can imagine this has a devastating effect on many L.D.Cs. ...read more.


Major causes of this are also peoples greed, for example, if someone invents a product, that can help people in third world countries, then they can patent it, and so that means that they can charge the country a lot of money to use that product. And also if there is a large company, and it gets rid of all its competition, then it can give its workers a very poor rate of pay. There will be nothing they can do about it as there is no where else they can go. I would say the there is a definate need for world development. Many third worl countries , suffer greatly each day. We should all try to work with charities so that something can be done about it. ...read more.

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