• Medicine
  • Published in African population newsletter 1991

Jawara worried over population growth rate.

  title={Jawara worried over population growth rate.},
  journal={African population newsletter},
    Gambian President, Dawda Jawara, in opening parliament, expressed concern about the effect of the country's high rate of population growth on socioeconomic development. The current estimated total population size is 815,000; it will reach 1 million in 7 years at the current annual growth rate of 3%. Population density will rise from 74 to 90 persons per sq. km; this would make Gambia the fourth most densely populated country in Africa. An elaborate program of activities, which included… CONTINUE READING

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