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April 28, 2016

Bigger Families, Bigger Cars? China’s SUV Makers Pin Hopes on Two-Child Policy

April 28, 2016 — Bigger Families, Bigger Cars? China’s SUV Makers Pin Hopes on Two-Child Policy See original/source content: http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2016/04/25/bigger-families-bigger-cars-chinas-suv-makers-pin-hopes-on-two-child-policy/ As the Chinese dream expands from one child to two, auto makers hope the size of the family car grows as well. Auto executives made the pitch for...

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April 27, 2016

Population, Resources, and the Faith-Based Economy: the Situation in 2016

April 27, 2016 — Population, Resources, and the Faith-Based Economy: the Situation in 2016 See original/source content: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s41247-016-0003-y/fulltext.html A central issue of the human predicament then as now was the prospect of feeding a growing population. In 2016 Earth is carrying some 7.4 billion people instead of the...

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April 26, 2016

NEPAL’S FIRST PRESIDENT CELEBRATES EFFORTS TO END CHILD MARRIAGE THIS NEPALI NEW YEAR

April 26, 2016 — NEPAL’S FIRST PRESIDENT CELEBRATES EFFORTS TO END CHILD MARRIAGE THIS NEPALI NEW YEAR See original/source content: https://www.populationmedia.org/2016/04/15/nepals-first-president-celebrates-efforts-to-end-child-marriage-this-nepali-new-year/ As people gathered to celebrate the Nepali New Year, the former Nepali president was celebrating two new dramas designed to help stop child marriage. Population Media Center, a...

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April 25, 2016

Why development strategies must match pace of demographic change

April 25, 2016 — Why development strategies must match pace of demographic change See original/source content: http://www.dailynews.co.tz/index.php/features/49079-why-development-strategies-must-match-pace-of-demographic-change WHILE Tanzania’s population is currently growing at an annual rate of 2.7 per cent, only 27 per cent of women in their reproductive age use modern family planning methods and about...

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April 22, 2016

Limits to Growth: Policies to Steer the Economy away from Disaster

April 22, 2016 — Limits to Growth: Policies to Steer the Economy away from Disaster See original/source content: http://www.resilience.org/stories/2016-04-21/limits-to-growth-policies-to-steer-the-economy-away-from-disaster If the rich nations in the world keep growing their economies by 2% each year and by 2050 the poorest nations catch up, the global economy of more than...

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April 21, 2016

Roaring population growth outpaces Nigerian investment spree

April 21, 2016 — Roaring population growth outpaces Nigerian investment spree See original/source content: http://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFKCN0XH1QK?sp=true LAGOS (Reuters) – Waiting at a crowded bus stop for a ride to work, Osheme Antoine dreams of raising a big family one day. Such dreams, shared by millions, mean Nigeria’s bus queues are...

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April 20, 2016

The risk of misrepresenting the demographic dividend

April 20, 2016 — The risk of misrepresenting the demographic dividend See original/source content: http://www.niussp.org/2016/04/18/the-risk-of-misrepresenting-the-demographic-dividendle-risque-dune-interpretation-erronee-du-dividende-demographique/ It is heartening to see the renewal of interest in demography by at least some African governments. A share of the credit for this can be attributed to the discourse around ‘demographic dividend’....

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April 19, 2016

March temperature smashes 100-year global record

April 19, 2016 — March temperature smashes 100-year global record See original/source content: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/apr/15/march-temperature-smashes-100-year-global-record The global temperature in March has shattered a century-long record and by the greatest margin yet seen for any month. February was far above the long-term average globally, driven largely by climate change, and was...

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April 18, 2016

Governments cannot keep using population growth to inflate economic figures

April 18, 2016 — Governments cannot keep using population growth to inflate economic figures See original/source content: http://www.theage.com.au/comment/governments-cannot-keep-using-population-growth-to-inflate-economic-figures-20160412-go4wxz.html Victoria’s economic pie may be getting bigger, but don’t think that means you are getting a larger slice. There’s a common denominator to the various political debates raging around the...

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April 15, 2016

Failing States: Many Problems, Few Solutions

April 15, 2016 — Failing States: Many Problems, Few Solutions See original/source content: http://www.ipsnews.net/2016/04/failing-states-many-problems-few-solutions/ NEW YORK, Apr 9 2016 (IPS) – Regardless of whether they are called fragile, failed, or failing states, scores of countries around the globe are plagued by overwhelming problems with few solutions in sight. Moreover,...

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