Death by water

In many parts of the world poor water and sanitation are one of the biggest killers. The article below looks at the situation in the shanty towns of Dhaka in Bangladesh.

Where death by water is part of daily life Guardian (26/11/07)


1. What is the difference between economic growth and economic development.
2. Assess the extent to which an increase in economic growth will help to deliver higher living standards.
3. Discuss the effectiveness of foreign aid as a policy to improve the standard of water and sanitation.