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FORM I FORM II FORM III FORM IV QUIZ

27.00 TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS

27.10 Specific Objectives

By the end of the topic, the learner should be able to:

a) define:

i) Transport

ii) Communication

b) identify modes of transport and types of communication

c) locate the major lines of transport in Africa

d) outline the role of transport and communication in the economic development of Africa

e) discuss problems facing transport and communication in Africa and efforts being made to solve them

f) explain the role of the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway in the economies of USA and Canada.

27.20 Content

27.21 Definition of:

a) Transport

b) Communication

27.22 Modes of transport and types of Communication

27.23 Distribution of major lines of transport in Africa

27.24 The role of transport and communication in the economic development of Africa

27.25 Problems facing transport and Communication in Africa and efforts being made to solve them

27.26 A study of the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway