Africa is believed to be the cradle of civilization, where humankind originated millions of years ago. It is a continent rich in natural resources, and one that has made great strides in improving the quality of life for its people. However, Africa is also a continent comprising many nations that are still struggling to develop. In this program, students will explore Africa’s history and learn to what degree its colonial legacy continues to impact the continent. They will understand the causes and effects of, plus possible solutions to, major problems such as hunger and diseases like HIV/AIDS, and discover how controversial international trade policies continue to contribute to Africa’s underdevelopment.
This title is part of the series: GLOBAL ISSUES FOR STUDENTS