Building the Geographical Assessment Model for Human Development in Iraq


  • Mizgeen M. Hesen Faculty of Humanity Science , Duhok University, Kurdistan Region of Iraq



Since its inception, the human development approach has revealed many weaknesses and imbalances in development and development in general, and with the support and follow-up of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), States and their governments have taken more interest than ever before to compete in leading regional and global levels of development by measuring that process With a special index called the Human Development Index, which is based primarily on a set of data on health, education and per capita income. Thus, the international, regional and even local differences emerged in the levels of human development, which was the reason for the interest of many scientific disciplines, including geography through the spatial perspective of the subject and gave the entry of geographic information systems (GIS) and strongly in the geographical research through the tools of spatial analysis motivated geographers to address the issue of development In general, research begins to address and address many of the relevant data through the GIS environment and its advanced analytical tools, such as Modeling, in order to reveal the reality of spatial variation of human development in the governorates of Iraq and by integrating many of the relevant affecting the levels of those development indicators.


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Hesen, M. M. (2019). Building the Geographical Assessment Model for Human Development in Iraq. Academic Journal of Nawroz University, 8(1), 536–548.