Globalisation has meant the development of manufacturing and services across the world.TNCs
The relative importance of manufacturing to different countries is changing.
The increasing global demand for energy through sustainable and non – sustainable developments.
The social, economic and environmental impact of increased energy use.
Sustainable development must ensure that the environment is protected and that there are sufficient resources for future generations.
The global search to satisfy the increasing demand for food can have positive and negative repercussions.
Political – potential for hostilities between countries over the control of water for irrigation.
Social – impact of development of a cash crop farming on a subsistence economy.
Economic – increase in rural debt due to the increasing need for fertilizers, pesticides and insecticides. Creation of a cash income for farmers.
Campaign to encourage the increased use of locally produced food.