University of Gondar
Colleges of Social Science and Humanities
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
Geography of Ethiopia and the Horn (GeES 1011) Group Assignment for First year students’ to be evaluated from 20%
Write group participant name and Id number
Write the answer in readable handwriting
All group members should participate
Your work should be neat and target to the question with reliable evidence.
Your paper should have: a.
Cover page b.
Table of Content c.
Answer to your question (Body) e.
References/ if any/
Last date of Submission 30/04/2012 E.C
S.N Group Questions
Explain the implications of the size and shape of Ethiopia
Describe the Water Resources Potentials and Development in Ethiopia.
Explain the population policy of Ethiopia /including rational/ objective/ factors affect implementation
Write the impacts of topography on the biophysical environment
Describe about Population dynamics in Ethiopia o In the past, Present and Future
Write the Nile basin counties; o Which country is more benefited, how? o What strategies that Ethiopia shall use to be benefited from Nile river ?
Elaborate the impacts of mining sector on natural environment
Write the importance of carbon dating Techniques
Explain the process of urbanization in Ethiopia and look into the opportunities and Challenges
Discuss on the major problems of urban centres of Ethiopia
How population affect environment?
How can sustain environment and development with the existence of population? Relate with you locality
Clearly explain the impacts of topography on the biophysical environment
What are the major constraints of the development of the manufacturing sector in Ethiopia?
Identify the major mineral resources and potential sites of Ethiopia and how can we utilize the resource?
Write the features of the western Ethiopian drainage system
Write the features of the southeastern drainage system
Describe Agro-ecological Zones and farming system of Ethiopia
Explain the impacts of Climate Change and Response Mechanisms in Ethiopia and conceptualize to your locality
Write the major features of agriculture system in Ethiopia
How important are the industrial parks to the development of manufacturing industries and agriculture in Ethiopia?
Write the spatiotemporal distribution of manufacturing industry development in Ethiopia
Explain the impacts of climate on population distribution, soil and wildlife in Ethiopia
Explain the major geological process and landform in Ethiopia based on the era.
Discuss the challenges and prospects of tourism development in Ethiopia