Over the last two decades, Ethiopia has experienced an impressive decline in fertility, enjoyed strong economic growth, and made great strides in poverty reduction.
PRB, the UN Population Fund, and the Union for African Population Studies brought together journalists and communications professionals from across sub-Saharan Africa.
This article by Farzaneh Roudi, program director for the Middle East and North Africa at PRB, was published in the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs.
A new report and accompanying policy brief from the Ethiopian Economics Association and the Population Reference Bureau explore the potential for a demographic dividend in Ethiopia.
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 Population and Poverty (PopPov) Conference on Population, Reproductive Health, and Economic Development highlighted evidence relevant to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
This article by PRB's Farzaneh Roudi was published in the Wilson Center Middle East Program's Viewpoints series.