Critical Analysis of Social, Economical, Political, Physical Aspects of AFRICA and WEST AFRICA
Critical Analysis 2 Parts: On AFRICAN CONTINENT and WEST AFRICA your work will have to start from a critical analysis of political and economic news. Highlight the big issues and try to explain them using your research. Explain the Social, Economical, Political, History, Challenges/Threats, Geography of first the whole CONTINENT then West Africa To help you, here are some ways to explore: Geographic space: area, geographical location, borders, political and economic capital, flag, official language, currency; diversity and climatic influences; Flora and fauna; relief and hydrography; natural resources; infrastructure (airport, ports, roads, etc.) … Human data: population, density, geographical distribution, spatial planning, urbanization / rurality, ethnic groups, languages and religions, immigration, education, literacy, HDI, fertility, mortality / birth rate, culture … Historical and political evolution through the centuries; institutional and political analysis; State Square, Constitution and Charters; political and economic regime, institutional and administrative framework, political regime, head of state and government; the three powers; role of the army, religion, customs …; political, trade union and civil society forces; elections… Economic and financial data: centralization / decentralization; the 3 major sectors (share of labor in each sector, share of each sector in GDP), major economic indicators, sectors of activity (agriculture, mining, industries, NICT, building and public works, transport, health; food, tertiary …); the place of the state in the economy; economic policy; Monetary Policy ; trade ; trade and budget balances; budget; main strengths, main weaknesses; imports / exports; main customers / suppliers; GNP / GDP / GNI; HDI and country risk; corruption… What is the place of countries in the world, on the economic level, how international cooperation works, what are the international treaties signed by the countries with the various international organizations in economic and developmental matters. Are there cooperation treaties with the EU or France? What are the exports / imports by country products to the European Union and France as to NAFTA, MERCOSUR, etc.?