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Impact of Technology on Developing Countries

Why are developing countries “poor” and developed countries “rich”? What contributes to the wealth of a country? What determines or dictates how well a country is running? Most of the time, the answer to these questions are correlated to the economy due to the different circumstances in developed and developing countries. One of the most vital parts of a developed country is technology – something that most developing countries lack. How Technology Helps  When a country receives access to technology, […]

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Impacts of COVID-19 on Juvenile Justice System

As federal, state, and local governments continue navigating appropriate responses to those most impacted by COVID-19, it’s crucial to remember the significant impact had on youth who are involved with the juvenile justice system, whether they are currently incarcerated, being released, or on probation. Ill-treatment and physical, mental and sexual abuse – they are used to that. Yet, not seeing their relatives for months – how has that affected these young offenders? Struggles of Juvenile Offenders Youth offenders often face […]

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5 Ways Drones could Lift Farmers out of Poverty

With drone operation prices dropping significantly in the past few years, agricultural drone technology is becoming more attainable to small scale farmers in developing countries.  The current industry standard, satellite imagery, can be costly, time-consuming, and weather dependent- the upsides to drone usage have many industry experts expressing optimism.  Drones, have most recently been used in Jaipur, India where it was used to scare away the millions of locusts that were rampaging crops as part of the 2019-2020 Locust Infestation. […]

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Impact of Child Labour and Child Poverty in Myanmar

Myanmar and the Roots of Child Labour Located in Southeast Asia, Myanmar, formerly Burma, has a steadily growing economy. Before the COVID-19 Pandemic economic growth in Myanmar was projected to increase to 6.7 per cent in 2021/22 after picking up to 6.3 per cent in 2019/20 and 6.4 per cent in 2020/21. Of course, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, those numbers are expected to decrease; however, this just goes to show how well Myanmar was doing, but not mentioning a […]

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Poverty in Nigeria

Nigeria and Pillars of its economy A key player in West Africa, Nigeria accounts for half of West Africa’s population with 202 million people and 1 of the largest populations of youth in the world. With an abundance of natural resources, it is Africa’s biggest oil exporter, and has the largest natural gas reserves on the continent. The country held presidential elections in 2019 and Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in for a 2nd term. He identifies fighting corruption, increasing security, […]

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