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Saturday, December 05, 2009

Population, Poverty and Development

UNFPA has been works is centralized to the goals to eradicate poverty and achieve sustainable development in the human society.

Population dynamics including growth rates, age structure, fertility, mortality, migration are the aspects which influence social and economic development of humans. Other areas of UNFPA's work includes reproductive health and women empowerment which mainly influences population trends.

Governments should be able to gather information and analyze the population trends in order to create and manage policies and generate the political will to appropriately address the human needs. UNFPA assists countries for this, from developing capacity in data collection and analysis to participate in national, regional and global policy dialogue to support demonstrative programmes for purpose of up scaling.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Population and Environment.

Since the century began, natural resources have been under pressure, threatening development and public health. Soil exhaustion, water shortages, loss of forests, air and water pollution, and degradation of coastlines have affected many areas. since the world’s population is growing, it has been a global challenge to improve life standard without deteriorating the environment.
Most of the developed countries currently consume resources much faster than they can be regenerated. And also the countries with rapid growth in population are exploiting nature to meet their needs.