Uganda: New Population Policy Tasks Government to Invest in People

January 24, 2009 • News

Thanks to Steve Kurtz for this article from The Monitor.

With Uganda’s population expected to double to 55 million in the next 20 years, it seems obvious that the population has serious implications on the economy, which has been growing at an average of only 5 percent in the past years.

The government has already raised concerns over the fast growing numbers arguing that if the current population trends continue, Uganda’s population would strike 130 million by 2050.

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