• FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN RIGHTS
    GOVERNMENT

    FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN RIGHTS

    Fundamental human right can be defined as those inalienable (natural) rights, and privileges enjoyed by the citizens of a given state, which are usually stated in the constitution of the country. It is the responsibility of the state to ensure that its citizens enjoy these rights. These are the rights the United Nations Organisation (UNO) has called on all member states and governments of the world to incorporate in their constitution. Such rights include: The right to life, security and protection from inhuman treatment, freedom from slavery, the right to seek redress in court, freedom from unlawful detention and imprisonment, freedom of movement, freedom of joining and forming associations, freedom…

  • SOURCES OF FARM POWER
    AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

    SOURCES OF FARM POWER

    DEFINITION OF POWER Power is defined as the rate of doing work or the rate of expenditure of energy. Farm power can be obtained from the following sources: Human power. Animal power. Mechanical power. Electrical power. Solar power. Wind power. Water power. Biogas.   1) HUMAN OR MANUAL POWER Human power is derived from the power provided by human beings. It is the most common source of power in farm operations. With the aid of his intelligence, man uses his hand to perform certain farm operations. Human labour is used with traditional tools. It involves more people than all other sources of power. Human labour can be hired; it may…

  • HUMAN RESOURCES
    HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

    HUMAN RESOURCES

    All resources of the environment are usually organised by man for optimum use. The ability of man to make the best use of these resources depends on his level of education, technology and culture.   Factors which Determine the Size of Human Resources Factors which can determine the size of human resources are: Birth rate or natality: High birth rate generally do lead to high population or human resources. Death rate or mortality: Low death rate leads to increase in human population while high death rate reduces it. Migration: While migration (movement out of a country) reduces population, immigration (movement into a country) increases human resources. Level of Fertility: High…

  • BASIC CONCEPTS OF ECONOMICS
    ECONOMICS

    BASIC CONCEPTS OF ECONOMICS

    The subject Economics has no specific definition. It has been defined in many ways by various economists as a social science which studies human beings and their behaviour. Some of the definitions given by some of the experts in the subject are: Alfred Marshal defined economics as “A study of mankind in the ordinary business of life.” This definition simply emphasises that economics have something to do with the study of human beings in relations to their daily economic activities. Adam Smith saw it as “An inquiry into the nature and causes of wealth of nations.” To him economics is all about the making of wealth. Adam Smith was the…

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