Table of Contents
- 1 Why has there been a lack of industrialization in Africa?
- 2 What are the factors inhibiting industrialization?
- 3 What were 3 negative aspects of the Industrial Revolution?
- 4 What are the reasons for the concentration of industries in urban Centres?
- 5 Is Uganda’s economic growth making resources more scarce?
- 6 What are the major problems of Uganda’s young population?
Why has there been a lack of industrialization in Africa?
partly because technology is reducing the demand for low-skilled workers.” Another reason, says the magazine, is that weak infrastructure—lack of electricity, poor roads and congested ports—drives up the cost of moving raw materials and shipping out finished goods.
What are the factors affecting Industrialisation?
Factors that influence industrialization include natural resources, capital, workers, technology, consumers, transportation systems, and a cooperative government.
What are the factors inhibiting industrialization?
Industrialization in India: Problems and Obstacles
- Poor Capital Formation:
- Political Factors:
- Lack of Infrastructural Facilities:
- Poor Performance of the Agricultural Sector:
- Gaps between Targets and Achievements:
- Dearth of Skilled and Efficient Personnel:
- Elite Oriented Consumption:
- Concentration of Wealth:
What caused the decline of Africa?
These disasters were linked to a variety of factors – drought, overpopulation, overgrazing, hostilities – but the main reason for the weakness of the African agricultural sector was neglect and even exploitation by government.
What were 3 negative aspects of the Industrial Revolution?
Although there are several positives to the Industrial Revolution there were also many negative elements, including: poor working conditions, poor living conditions, low wages, child labor, and pollution.
Who is responsible for industrialization?
Fueled by the game-changing use of steam power, the Industrial Revolution began in Britain and spread to the rest of the world, including the United States, by the 1830s and ’40s.
What are the reasons for the concentration of industries in urban Centres?
The expected answers for the part of the question were:
- presence of large market;
- availability of labour;
- availability of transport network;
- nearness of seaports and airports;
- availability of capital;
- availability of power supply;
- presence of infrastructural facilities;
- economies of scale or agglomeration;
What factors do you think are responsible for Africa’s slow economic development?
We find that poor economic policies have played an especially important role in the slow growth, most importantly Africa’s lack of openness to international markets. In addition, geographical factors such as lack of access to the sea and tropical climate have also contributed to Africa’s slow growth.
Is Uganda’s economic growth making resources more scarce?
This kind of growth definitely continues to make resources more scarce in this region of the world. With already 19.5 percent of Uganda’s population living in poverty, efforts to decrease poverty rates will fail unless measures are taken.
How has covid-19 impacted Uganda’s industrialization drive?
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted Uganda’s progress in some sectors but has also given impetus to the country’s industrialization drive. As a result, growth projections are down to 3.9 percent for fiscal year 2019/20.
What are the major problems of Uganda’s young population?
The major problem of Uganda’s young population is an increasing dependency burden at the household level with a related increase in demand for social services like health and education, which are not growing at the same pace as its population. For example, classrooms in public schools are overcrowded due to growth in school populations.
Will Uganda’s efforts to decrease poverty rates fail?
With already 19.5 percent of Uganda’s population living in poverty, efforts to decrease poverty rates will fail unless measures are taken. As much as 78 percent of the population in Uganda are under the age of 30. Experts say that such big population will be a burden to the economy unless it is transformed into a working force.