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Business and Ornithology in Senegal

You are a businessperson attending a conference in Senegal.  Where exactly might the conference be taking place?  You also happen to be a keen ornithologist.  Where might you visit whilst in Senegal?

Handout

Link to 'Business and Ornithology in Senegal' pdf

How this fits

This scenario invites pupils to think about different aspects of Senegal’s economy.  Pupils might be encouraged to consider the benefits of having a diversified economy.

Curriculum links

Geography:

1.2b Knowing where places and landscapes are located, why they are there, the patterns and distributions they create, how and why these are changing and the implications for people.

2.1d Analyse and evaluate evidence, presenting findings to draw and justify conclusions.

3f Physical geography, physical processes and natural landscapes.

Where to go

Tourism & Communications;

What to watch

Welcome to Senegal! (video); Soap man (video).

Follow-up questions

  1. Why might Dakar have been chosen as the location for a conference?
  2. Why do you think the Djoudi Bird Sanctuary is a world hertiage site?

Tags: economic activities; tourism; sustainable development; environmental issues; conservation

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