NextPlanet Battlefield

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Your Battlefield

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YOUR BATTLEFIELD

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All humanity being concerned, we need priorities

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Which continent has the lowest energy access?

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Which continent is the most vulnerable to Global Warming ?

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Which continent has the lowest responsibility in climate change?

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Which continent suffers the highest drought risk?

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Which continent is the most exposed to water stress ?

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Which continent is the most exposed to malnutrition ?

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Within Africa, NextPlanet Phase 1 will focus on two neighbouring West African countries

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Liberia Ivory Coast & English spoken French spoken

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Free Republic since 1847 3.5 M population English spoken country 14th years civil war ended 2003 More than 200,000 deaths and 1 million refugees First African elected woman in 2006 Rebuilt efforts celebrated by international community Critical lack of funding for rebuilding the Nation July 2006 – June 2007 budget : ~ US$ 129 millions Foreign debt : ~ US$ 3.5 billions The Lone star of Africa

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The Lone star of Africa Area : 111,370 sq km. Land : 96,320 sq km - Arable land ~ 4% - permanent crops ~ 2% - irrigated lands ~ 30 sq km Coastline : 579 km, characterized by lagoons, mangrove swamps, and river-deposited sandbars Resources : Mining, Timber, Fisheries, Rubber, Hydropower, Oil exploration, etc. 2006 Estimate GDP : US$ 902 M - Growth rate 6.7% Life expectancy at birth : 39.65 years Unemployment rate : 85%, Pop below poverty line : 80% Environment issues : Tropical rain, Deforestation, Soil erosion, Coastal waters pollution, Water level rise, etc. Source : US CIA – World Factbook

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The Elephant of Africa Free Republic since 1960 17.6 M population French spoken country African development miracle, up to instability in Dec. 99 Sept. 2002, the Nation enters in cold civil war March 2007, the Peace Agreement provides for a sustainable framework aiming to re-launch the Nation April 2007, the UN and French forces announce progressive draw down of Ivory Coast troops in buffer zone All conditions are under aggregation for rebuilding the Nation

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The Elephant of Africa Area : 322,460 sq km. Land : 318,000 sq km - Arable land ~ 11% - permanent crops ~ 12% - irrigated lands ~ 730 sq km. Coastline : 515 km , characterized by lagoons, mangrove swamps, and river-deposited sandbars Resources : Industry,, Mining, Timber, Cocoa & coffee, Natural gas, Petroleum, etc. 2006 Estimate GDP : US$ 17.19 billion, Growth rate ~ 1.2% Life expectancy at birth : 48.82 years Unemployment rate ~ 15%, Pop below poverty line ~ 37% Environment issues : Tropical rain, Deforestation, Soil erosion, Coastal waters pollution, Water level rise, etc. Source : US CIA – World Factbook

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Phase 1 successes will lead to Phase 2 Extend NextPlanet collaboration worldwide Etc.

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