The global village

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As part of the global programme zone, it is important to understand how our village, our town and our country compare with the 7.5 billion people living on this planet. In a recent book entitled If the World were a Village, its author David Smith envisages the whole world as a village of just 100 people.  In this imaginary village each person represents 75 million people from the world around us and the activity is to identify the characteristics of our global village and how Scouts might be able to help those who have to make do with less

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