This chapter looks at an economic development strategy and addresses the Year 9 unit Exploring interconnections and the Year 10 unit Global geographies of human wellbeing. The case study explores the interconnections between Australian consumers and Indonesian cashew farmers.


  • Interconnections – a poor man’s crop and a rich man’s food
  • International trade – cashews
  • How can farmers improve their human wellbeing?
  • Reflections and thinking hats

Download: Chapter 5 - Interconnections and human wellbeing.pdf

Interconnections - a poor man's crop and a rich man's food (5.21)

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