Isolated and Forgotten: The Heartbreaking Reality of the Voice of The Rural Areas

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On August 2, 2019, the UNDP committee session of the Model United Nations once again hosted its long-awaited, once-in-a-lifetime conference that engages delegates representing various countries to speak their minds regarding the modernization of rural areas.


(CNN) - To teach one to fish instead of giving one fish. Now, it is of obvious reasons that developing countries have a 360 degree opposite perspective than developed countries. Agriculture for developing, research and development for developed, one future. To modernize rural areas. All these years of the UN body has just led to more and more spicy controversial discussions conducted by several UN members. There is just no way to put an end to this.


So, to begin with, what truly is the backbone framework to this ongoing issue? The Delegate of China has greatly dominated the motion related to the improvement of the infrastructure and productivity to strengthen communication between nations. Through the speeches of such ambitious member nations, the art of rural areas has been significantly expressed. Infrastructure is the norm chatting topics heard from ear to ear, which is the factor that has led the agriculture sector to rise to its peak.


The committee session has not fall far from its tree, and is still heading towards the correct direction discussing mainly on Every rural citizen should receive their most-wanted improved living standard, with the intention of regaining their maximum physical and mental health. There will never be an improvement without social equality, which Costa Rica expressed in the quote, “Happiness can simply come from being socially accepted in the society.” Such a touching speech can transparently show how modernization can be portrayed in countless point of view, starting from communication until research and development.


Living in a world surrounded by rural areas has brought about some shocking realizations. In order to bring a fruitful, new life to the on-the-edge rural fringe, country mapping is significantly required to locate difference rural sectors to simply track over their day-to-day activities, not in a creepy manner, but mainly just to detect their strengths which can therefore be utilized to specifically dedicate certain improvements that are most needed such as education or transportation. The Delegate of Germany proposed to sneak in topographic lessons and surveys to overlook potentials to be improved.


Besides from this, developing countries also urge the financial incentives that should be aided by developing countries to give an extra hand for those in need, as for the Delegate of Bangladesh experiences natural disasters that swallows thousands of homes and engulfs roads. It should be the developed countries’ responsibility to set a role model for the developing countries to benchmark. How can they accept those incentives if they themselves are still undergoing starvation and lack of basic needs?


On the contrary, developed countries, like China for example, stated that the only way out is for developing countries to feel empowered, instead of believing that they are incapable and must be ‘saved’. Research and development are also constantly being involved in discussions, as the Delegate of the USA stated how students from rural areas have impactful involvement through their innovations. Through research, costs can be cut and automation can be achieved, thus variety of crops.


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