IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 1067 - Growing economy can be useful to poor and hungry

You should spend about 40 minutes on this task.

Some people believe that growing economy can be useful to those people who are poor and hungry. Others think that this can influence the environment.

Discuss both sides and give your opinion.

Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

You should write at least 250 words.

Sample Essay:

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+2 # Edozie 2015-11-20 20:51
Many people in the society are of the opinion that when the economic condition improves the people who are poor and hungry will benefit immensely- their life standard will improve and feeding people will not be a challenge while some others believe an improvement in the economy can only bring about negative impact to the environment. Both sides of this issue will be discussed in this essay.

Improving the economy of a nation is a tough task for any leader to achieve and the objective of this leader is to improve and alleviate the life of the poor and the needy in the society. It is an established fact that many poor people in the world earn less than a dollar daily, therefore most do not have foods on their table for themselves and their family.

Every leader of a nation has it as his or her mandate to grow the economy and implement policies that will benefit the people especially the poor in the society and such policies are those that have to do with job scope creation, subsidizing products, giving grants to farmers, student grants, giving scholarships and also to ensure that the rate of inflation is low.

As these policies are implemented to alleviate poverty this will also empower the people to contribute to the development of infrastructures and environment. It is therefore expected for a good leader to ensure that the people do not live destitute condition.

I will like to state an instance about how it is done in my country. Several Policies to alleviate the condition of the poor have been implemented, such policies like subsidizing farm machines, fertilizers, giving grants to those that are aspiring to be entrepreneurs, providing commercial tricycles to men to earn a living. Many of these lives have been impacted positively without influencing the environment.

In conclusion, a nation whose people are poor and hungry do not have better and developed environment, the index for measuring the economy is by the standard of living and not by how well the environment is.
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