Population Growth, Environment, and Food Security

February 13, 2010 • Daily Email Recap

From IDS Knowledge Services. See http://eldis.org/vfile/upload/1/document/0907/Horizon_Briefing_1_final.pdf

“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

7,711,349,524

Net Growth During Your Visit

0

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