The Resource Recent fertility trends in Sub-Saharan Africa : workshop summary, Alexandra Beatty, rapporteur ; Committee on Population, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine

Recent fertility trends in Sub-Saharan Africa : workshop summary, Alexandra Beatty, rapporteur ; Committee on Population, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine

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Recent fertility trends in Sub-Saharan Africa : workshop summary
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Recent fertility trends in Sub-Saharan Africa
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workshop summary
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Alexandra Beatty, rapporteur ; Committee on Population, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine
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eng
Summary
Fertility rates and population growth influence economic development. The marked declines in fertility seen in some developing nations have been accompanied by slowing population growth, which in turn provided a window of opportunity for rapid economic growth. For many sub-Saharan African nations, this window has not yet opened because fertility rates have not declined as rapidly there as elsewhere. Fertility rates in many sub-Saharan African countries are high: the total rate for the region is estimated to be 5.1 births per woman, and rates that had begun to decline in many countries in the region have stalled. High rates of fertility in these countries are likely to contribute to continued rapid population growth: the United Nations projects that the region's population will increase by 1.2 billion by 2050, the highest growth among the regions for which there are projections. In June 2015, the Committee on Population organized a workshop to explore fertility trends and the factors that have influenced them. The workshop committee was asked to explore history and trends related to fertility, proximate determinants and other influences, the status and impact of family planning programs, and prospects for further reducing fertility rates. This study will help donors, researchers, and policy makers better understand the factors that may explain the slow pace of fertility decline in this region, and develop methods to improve family planning in sub-Saharan Africa
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Beatty, Alexandra S
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HB1071.A3
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2015
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Recent Trends in Fertility in Sub-Saharan Africa (Workshop)
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  • Fertility, Human
  • Population
  • Family planning
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
  • Africa South of the Sahara
  • Fertility
  • Family Planning Services
  • Population Dynamics
  • Socioeconomic Factors
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Recent fertility trends in Sub-Saharan Africa : workshop summary, Alexandra Beatty, rapporteur ; Committee on Population, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine
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"Workshop agenda: National Research Council Committee on Population Workshop on Recent Trends in Ferility in Sub-saharan Africa, June 15-16, 2015, National Academy of Sciences Building, 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Room 120, Washington, DC"--Page 69
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 67-68)
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Recent fertility trends in Sub-Saharan Africa : workshop summary, Alexandra Beatty, rapporteur ; Committee on Population, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine
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Copyright
Note
"Workshop agenda: National Research Council Committee on Population Workshop on Recent Trends in Ferility in Sub-saharan Africa, June 15-16, 2015, National Academy of Sciences Building, 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Room 120, Washington, DC"--Page 69
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 67-68)
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
940520266
Extent
1 online resource (x, 77 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)940520266

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