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Moving Windmills. By: William Kamkwamba. Malawi Region: Southern Africa West of Lake Malawi Mostly plateau Climate Zone: Sub-Tropical Rainy Season (Nov. – May) Dry Seasons (May – Nov.) Natural Resources: - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Moving Windmills

Moving WindmillsBy: William KamkwambaMalawiMalawiRegion: Southern AfricaWest of Lake MalawiMostly plateauClimate Zone: Sub-TropicalRainy Season (Nov. May)Dry Seasons (May Nov.)

Natural Resources: Fertile Soil which allows people to grow: tobacco, sugarcane, cotton, tea, corn, potatoes, cassava, sorghum, groundnuts, Macadamia nuts, cattle, goatsMining uranium, coal, and bauxite (aluminum ore)

Current EconomyWhat Malawians are Doing Now to Make a LivingSubsistence Farming - farming crops for their familiesCash Crops Tobacco, tea, sugar, sawmill products and cementMining Uranium, coal and bauxite (aluminum ore)What Moving Windmills Can DoMalawians are trying to develop their countrys manufacturing capabilities, but there is an unreliable supply of electricity. Therefore, we at Moving Windmills are planning to create a series of windmills that can help produce the electricity that Malawi needs in order to expand their industry. By increasing their manufacturing capabilities Malawi could then export what their industries produce, diversifying their economy.

Works CitedEconomy & Industry. Our Africa. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Oct. 2014. .K, William. Moving Windmills. N.p., 2011. Web. .