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A case study of a major city in an LIC . The location and importance of the city, regionally, nationally and internationally Kampala: Case study of a city in a LIC by Witts & Owen 2016 is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
Get thinking. Using ipads or atlases - race to see who can accurately complete a fact file containing this information for Kampala: Continent: Region of continent: Country: Region of country: Surrounding Natural features (at least 2):
Learning objectives To locate Kampala within Africa & Uganda. To understand why Kampala is an important city.
TASK 1: Watch this drone footage above the suburbs of Kampala without the volume - https://www.youtube.com/watch? v 6AufDM1hewk. Describe what Kampala looks like. Include as many of the Key Words shown below as you can. KEY WORDS Derelict: Abandoned buildings and wasteland. Rural urban fringe: A zone of transition between the built-up area and the countryside, where there is often competition for land use. It is a zone of mixed land uses, from out of town shopping centres and golf courses to farmland and motorways. Pollution: The presence of chemicals, noise, dirt or other substances which have harmful or poisonous effects on an environment Social deprivation: The degree to which an individual or an area is deprived of services, decent housing, adequate income and local employment Low income country (LIC): a country with GNI per capita of 1,045 or below Stretch yourself: What evidence is there in the footage that some people in Kampala experience social deprivation?
TASK 2: Each of these pictures represent a reason why Kampala is an important city. Follow this link to find a copy of this diagram https://www.thinglink.com/scen e/760556889644728321 Click on the links and use the information you find to complete the ‘Why is Kampala an important city?’ resource.
Why is Kampala important? The importance of Kampala for Uganda The importance of Kampala internationally The importance of Kampala for the central region of Kampala Why I think Kampala is important
The importance of Kampala for Uganda The importance of Kampala internationally The importance of Kampala for the central region of Kampala Why I think Kampala is important Factors to think about while completing the resource: East African community Rural to Urban migration Economic opportunities: Chances for people to improve their standard of living through employment. Formal economy: This refers to the type of employment where people work to receive a regular wage and are assured certain rights eg paid holidays, sickness leave. Wages are taxed. Urbanisation: The process by which an increasing percentage of a country's population comes to live in towns Start up Business: A start-up is a company that is in the first stage of its operations
Reflection: What’s on my mind? 3 people come to the front and stand in front of the whiteboard. The teacher will draw a key term above each person’s head. Other people in the class must give each person clues to try and guess what's on the board. Who can guess what's on their mind first?