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Honey production

The context

In order to survive, all human-beings have the same basic needs for food, shelter and clothing. How we go about meeting these needs will depend on who we are and where we live.

The world is not an equal place. Although 75% of people live in the developing world, only 8% of the world’s industry is based there. As a result, ordinary people can’t rely on big business to provide them with work and income. Instead they have to find other ways to meet their basic needs.

How do people meet their basic needs where you live? What sort of resources are available locally? What type of businesses do people work for and run?

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