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Introduction: South Africa: This Land Is My Land (01:04)

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An overview of information covered in this section is listed.

Effects of Apartheid (02:59)

President Mandela's greatest challenge was to give Africans access to land from which they were forcibly removed. McCusker describes the formation and purpose of labor reserves.

Land Reform Program (03:38)

Land reform is a program to redress the imbalances of the past, specifically in land distribution. McCusker describes aspects of the program.

Mashambalogu Community Property Association (02:59)

Hankom discusses the importance of approaching land reform in a fair manner. McCusker studies the impact of land reform seven years after its implementation.

Mapping Land Use (04:37)

McCusker uses satellite images in a process called ground truthing. He finds evidence of extensification, or less purposeful use of the land.

Introduction: Kenya: Medical Geography (01:06)

An overview of information covered in this section is presented.

Devastation of Disease (02:53)

The National Ministry of Health estimates that over 2 million people in Kenya are infected with HIV/AIDS. Ouma explains how this impacts Kenya's future development.

Diffusion: Spread of a Phenomenon (03:53)

Kenya's AIDS epidemic has changed the landscape of medical concerns. Ouma mapped the distribution of AIDS cases in South Africa. Many women pass the disease on to their unborn children.

Raising Awareness (03:25)

In 1999, Kenya's president declared HIV/AIDS a national disaster and looked for a better approach. Uganda showed how effective an aggressive public health education campaign can be.

Credits: Strength To Overcome—The Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century (00:46)

Credits: Strength To Overcome—The Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century

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Strength To Overcome—The Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century

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South Africa: This Land Is My Land— South Africa continues to face many challenges in redressing the land inequities under apartheid. Kenya: Medical Geography— AIDS has become one of the biggest killers in Kenya. How can geography help understand disease?

Length: 29 minutes

Item#: BVL113502

Copyright date: ©2003

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