Monthly Archives: November 2012

‘Population Dynamics, Climate Change and Sustainable Development in Kenya’ report launch

Kenya is characterised by a rapidly growing population, rapid urbanisation and growing urban poverty, water scarcity, falling food production and low resilience to climate change. The combined effects of climate change and rapid population growth are increasing food insecurity, environmental degradation and poverty levels in Kenya. Kenya has been a pioneer in instituting policies

Launch of the ‘State of World Population’ report 2012

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) compiles a yearly report on the state of World Population which gives special attention to indicators which help tract the progress in meeting the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The area of focus this year is on Family Planning which