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  • We are currently preparing students for jobs that dont yet exist using technologies that havent been invented in order to solve problems we dont even know are problems yet.

  • Asias economic tigers have rapidly growing economies due to three factors: A large supply of cheap labor. Manufacture of high-tech products. Aggressive export of goods.The Asian Tigers

    Japan China Taiwan South Korea India

  • Asian economies have been growing rapidly.

  • Asian economies have been growing rapidly.

  • Asian economies have been growing rapidly.

  • Varied economies in the region ranging from subsistence/commercial agriculture to high-tech industrial manufacturing.

  • Newly industrialized countries: South Korea, Taiwan, SingaporeSingapore

  • JapanEconomic leader

  • China in transition from a centrally planned economy.

  • The Green Revolution brought advances in agriculture and technology which led to greater food production.

  • Green Revolution A period of rapid agricultural development in India. Made India self-sufficient in food production. Increased agricultural production and reduced poverty.

  • Green Revolution Focus question: What are the benefits of increasing agricultural production?

  • Green Revolution What is subsistence agriculture?Growing enough to feed one family or small group with little surplus left to sell.

  • Differences in availability of resources. Dung for fuel in India. Nuclear energy for electricity in the U.S.

  • Environmental degradationLike Russia, the Chinese government has favored rapid industrial growth over environmental protection.

  • DeforestationIn many areas of Asia particularly India people rely on wood for their energy needs. Huge areas have been stripped of trees for firewood.

  • DeforestationIn many areas of Asia particularly India people rely on wood for their energy needs. Huge areas have been stripped of trees for firewood.

  • On the island of Borneo, tropical rainforests are being cut down to make room for palm oil plantations.

  • Commercial FishingWith all of that ocean it is a very important industry.

  • Commercial FishingFactory fishing can deplete ocean fish stocks.

  • ASEAN

    (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)

  • ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)PURPOSE

    to accelerate economic growth, social progress and cultural development in the region.(2) to promote regional peace and stability through abiding respect for justice and the rule of law.

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  • The merging of regional economies in which nations become dependent on each other for goods and services.

  • Which of the following statements is an accurate description of the economies of Asian nations?

    a. They are less developed than the economies of African nations.b. They are developed in the south but not in the north.c. They are a mixture of rural agriculture and urban high-tech industrial manufacturing.

  • Which of the following statements is an accurate description of the economies of Asian nations?

    a. They are less developed than the economies of African nations.b. They are developed in the south but not in the north.c. They are a mixture of rural agriculture and urban high-tech industrial manufacturing.

  • .All of the following nations are economic tigers EXCEPT:a Pakistanb. South Korea.c. Japan.

  • .All of the following nations are economic tigers EXCEPT:a Pakistanb. South Korea.c. Japan.

  • All of the following are keys to the success of the Asian economic tigers EXCEPT:

    a. cheap labor.b. high technology.c. aggressive exports.d. diversified agriculture.

  • All of the following are keys to the success of the Asian economic tigers EXCEPT:

    a. cheap labor.b. high technology.c. aggressive exports.d. diversified agriculture.

  • Many people in South Asia lack the basic necessities of life due to:

    a. a tropical climate.b. mountainous terrain.c. rapid population growth.

  • Many people in South Asia lack the basic necessities of life due to:

    a. a tropical climate.b. mountainous terrain.c. rapid population growth.

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