• Short Summary

    AFRICA IS HOLDING ITS FIRST CONFERENCE ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST PRESSING PROBLEM: POPULATION CONTROL.?

  • Description

    AFRICA IS HOLDING ITS FIRST CONFERENCE ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST PRESSING PROBLEM: POPULATION CONTROL. IT IS BEING HELD AT IBADAN UNIVERSITY, IN WESTERN NIGERIA, WHERE THE CENTRE FOR POPULATION STUDIES.

    MORE THAN 100 DELEGATES FROM FIVE CONTINENTS ARE ATTENDING THE CONFERENCE, WHICH OPENED ON MONDAY AND IS DUE TO END TOMORROW (FRIDAY). IT IS SPONSORED JOINTLY BY THE POPULATION COUNCIL OF NEW YORK AND IBADAN'S CENTRE FOR POPULATION STUDIES.

    A WHOLE HOST OF PROBLEMS HAS BEEN DISCUSSED, RANGING FROM POPULATION REGISTRATION TO FAMILY PLANNING AND THE INFLUENCE OF THE RISING BIRTH RATE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

    ONE NIGERIAN SPEAKER URGED AFRICAN NATIONS TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY AND QUANTITY OF DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION, BEGINNING WITH POPULATION CENSUSES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2GR8DVTT6QX28N8N2QNWTZGTU
    Media URN:
    VLVA2GR8DVTT6QX28N8N2QNWTZGTU
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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