While population growth is slowing in the developed world – and even shrinking in certain cases, such as Japan, Germany and Spain – Africa’s population is steeply increasing. For a continent that, in many places, still struggles to feed itself,
East African populations are among the youngest and fastest growing in the world. Recent studies put population growth at roughly three times the global average and estimates suggest four billion people will be living in Africa by 2100. The concern
The East African Community (EAC) says rapid population growth is putting the region’s economies and environments under pressure.