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Session 128:
The contribution of the demographic transition to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals

Wednesday, September 30
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Fès 2A
Imouzzer

Chair: Kourtoum Nacro, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Discussant: Ian Pool, University of Waikato

  1. Transition in the age structure and development in Central AfricaGervais Beninguisse, Institut de Formation et de Recherche Demographiques (IFORD); Richard Dackam-Ngatchou, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

  2. Education in the countries of Central and West Africa: a comparative analysis of progress towards Education for All (EFA) and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)Thierry Lairez, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

  3. Age structural transitions and Millennium Development Goals in South AsiaKannan Navaneetham, Centre for Development Studies; Arunachalam Dharmalingam, Monash University

  4. The role of the demographic transition to changes in income inequality and poverty rates in BrazilSimone Wajnman, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; CĂ­ntia Agostinho, Centro de Desenvolvimento e Planejamento Regional (CEDEPLAR)

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