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Population and overcrowding

Author: Tunde Obadina
Publisher: Philadelphia : Mason Crest Publishers, ©2007.
Series: Africa, progress & problems.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explains that population pressures have contributed to Africa's poverty but also examines other contributing factors, such as changes in climate, rapid urbanization, poor governance, and the exodus of talented people thereby forestalling a strong entrepreneurial class.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tunde Obadina
ISBN: 9781590849972 1590849973
OCLC Number: 70292010
Description: 110 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Overview --
A brief history of population growth in Africa --
Rural Africa --
Urbanization --
Migration --
Conclusion : another way to look at population in Africa --
Appendix : African populations by country --
Glossary.
Series Title: Africa, progress & problems.
Responsibility: Tunde Obadina.
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This book explains that population pressures have contributed to Africa's poverty but also examines other contributing factors, such as changes in climate, rapid urbanization, poor governance, and the exodus of talented people thereby forestalling a strong entrepreneurial class.

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