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Population Growth, Environment, and Food Security

February 13, 2010 • Daily Email Recap

From IDS Knowledge Services. See

“Is population growth the elephant in the (development) room? Some commentators assert it is the most pertinent development issue the world faces, but one which policy makers – for fear of impinging ‘human rights’ – are unwilling to address. What is certain, however, is that unchecked population growth places an ‘ever-increasing’ strain on finite global resources.”

Population Growth Environment and Food Security Horizon Briefing (PDF, 466 KB)

Current World Population


Net Growth During Your Visit