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July 2015: Article
In 1989, on the first World Population Day designated by the United Nations, there were 5.2 billion people living on Earth. On July 11, 2015, we will be 7.336 billion, according to calculations by PRB.
The goal of "Ghana on the Rise: Investing in Population and Development" is to reposition family planning as a national priority for improving health and well-being, and achieving Ghana’s development goals.
June 2015: Article
Mark Mather, associate vice president of U.S. Programs, was interviewed in a WSJ Live segment, "Is the U.S.'s 'Baby Recession' Over?".
March 2015: Event
The link between demographics and the economy is complex. "Give and Take Across Generations" presents a straightforward explanation of one facet of this important connection, by showing how lower fertility rates can benefit a nation's economy.
January 2015: Report
This policy brief and accompanying fact sheet explain the connection in Ethiopia between a potential demographic dividend and investments in health, education, and job growth; and prioritize actions and investments in young people.
January 2015: Article
This article focuses on the demographics of the 10 countries that make up the Sahel region--Burkina Faso, Chad, Eritrea, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, and Sudan.
December 2014: Report
Egypt's rapid population growth is putting pressure on the country's economy and environment and is threatening the health and well-being of its people.
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