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Malawi's government is concerned that young Malawis will inherit only poverty as recent economic gains are neutralised by population growth. Meanwhile, Nigeria's goverment has lauded family planning's benefits but massive population growth threatens its progress.
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  • Spreading the word on population

    8 March 2017 Population Matters made a strong case for population stabilisation on the BBC television programme The Big Questions last Sunday. The appearance followed reporting in major UK media outlets of our comments regarding the UK's population growth. Find out how to view the programme - and more about our work in the media and online to spread the word on population. read more...
  • Is the Pope heeding warnings about population?

    5 March 2017 PATRONS After two of the world's most distinguished population campaigners warned a conference in the Vatican that we are already in the "sixth great extinction", one report says the Pope wants people to have fewer children. read more...

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