WHAT IS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

            PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this chapter, students should be able to:

  •  Explain the concept of economic development and distinguish between economic growth and development
  •  Explain the characteristics of an underdeveloped economy.
  •  Explain the factors which influence economic development.
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 DEFINITION OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Economic development may be defined as the process whereby the level of national production (that is national income) or per capita income increases over a period of time. The main purpose of economic development is to raise the standard of living and the general well-being of the people in an economy.


153. FUNGAL DISEASES

PROTOZOAN DISEASES
155. TRYPONOSOMIASIS

159. TAPE WORM
160. ROUND WORM OF PIGS
161. LIVER FLUKE
162. ECTO PARASITES
163. TICK
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