Madagascar Culture

Madagascar Economy and Culture

  ECONOMY: GENERAL INFORMATION Geographical isolation, insufficiency of internal communications and infrastructures in general, net dependence on world markets are some of the elements that contribute to determining the backwardness of the Malagasy economy, based on agriculture practiced with antiquated methods, scarcely productive and to a large extent subject to weather conditions (typhoons are frequent). […]

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Liberia Economy

Liberia Economy

ECONOMY: AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY, LIVESTOCK AND FISHING Agriculture, only 6% of the territory is cultivated, has undergone a process of alteration during the years of the civil war. Liberia remains one of Africa’s cauciu producers, but the production of Hevea it drastically reduced during the war (from 180,000 t in 1989 to 15,000 t in 1997) […]

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Egyptian Morphology

Egyptian Morphology

According to zipcodesexplorer, the Egyptian territory is a section of the great African plateaus: it therefore has an essentially rigid structure. The archaeozoic base, made up of very ancient gneisses and granites, emerges on extensive surfaces in the south-eastern part of the country, while elsewhere it is subjected to layers of different eras, formed by […]

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Egypt Population

Egypt Population

The population of the Nile valley took on the characteristics of a human coagulation along the river when there was an accentuation of the aridity responsible for the current desertification of northern Africa. In fact, the river waters allowed, with irrigation, intensive agriculture that offered itself as a fundamental resource for a large number of […]

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Egypt Economy Overview

Egypt Economy Overview

ECONOMY: GENERAL INFORMATION Based for millennia on agriculture, according to thereligionfaqs, Egypt experienced, in the nineteenth century, during the British colonial period and during the subsequent monarchy which lasted until 1953, a not negligible process of modernization (for example with the construction of railways, the inauguration of the canal of Suez, the strengthening of cotton […]

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Egypt Industry

Egypt Industry and Trade

ECONOMY: INDUSTRY AND MINERAL RESOURCES The industry, although it has developed in recent decades, still has rather fragile structures, showing particularly serious shortcomings in the basic sectors; it is also heavily concentrated in the metropolitan area of ​​Cairo. The agri-food sector is the strong point of this sector: there are numerous sugar refineries, milling complexes, […]

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Egypt Early History

Egypt Early History

PREHISTORY Among the most ancient traces of human presence in the Egyptian territory there are artifacts considered preacheulean in the surroundings of Thebes and coarse trihedral artifacts, generically referable to a lower Acheulean, found on the highest alluvial terraces of the Abbassieh plain, E of Cairo. Acheulean materials are reported from different sites such as […]

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