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Rapid Population Growth Is Still A Problem

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October 16, 1998
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Current trends in reproductive behavior differ sharply between regions and should not be confused, says Population Council vice president John Bongaarts. "In the already crowded developing world, despite plummeting fertility rates, both the number of births and population size will keep growing. The expected addition of several billion more people will hamper ongoing efforts to reduce poverty and achieve sustainable development."

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