Essay about 3 countries in Africa. About their sustainable growth

Essay by pavlina3800High School, 10th gradeA+, May 2002

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1st Gabon



4th Uganda


6th Mozambique

There are countries in Africa that all vary in economic, human, environmental, and political growth. There are certain things that a country has to achieve in order to be able to sustain growth in all of those areas. Three countries are a good example in which the country is doing well, moderately, and very poorly. Mozambique is doing very poorly, Gabon is doing relatively well, and Uganda is doing moderately. Education is the first thing that a country has to achieve. Once they attain education, then they may work on other areas such as governmental issues. Then, when the country has a secure government and laws, they may go to health care, or economical issues. None of these things would be able to happen if the country wasn't adequate in education.

I think the country in Africa that is most likely to have sustainable growth is Gabon. The literacy rate in Gabon is 61%. This isn't as high as the US or Europe, but it is one of the highest in Africa. If the country has high education, then they may know what to do to make their country improve. Gabon has one of the highest education levels, and also has one of the highest health care systems. The education may have been a factor of this. Also, Gabon is one of the most urbanized countries in Africa. The government is under control, which leads, again to having high education. Gabon has one of the world's finest virgin rainforests. They could learn to use this to their advantage. It is possible that they could make part of the rainforest into a national park. This would be benefiting to the whole country. It would give employment to more people, save scarce...