Africa’s population set to double by 2050


Africa, with 2.5 million people, will be home to a quarter of the world’s population by 2050, more than double the continent’s current level of 1.1 billion. A report by the French Institute of Demographic Studies has projected that there will be 10 – 11 billion people on the planet by the end of the century. The projections run parallel to forecasts by the UN, the World Bank and other national institutions. Read More


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Peter has a career in publishing and conservation spanning more than four decades. His most recent project has been the development of Untold Africa, a meeting place for intelligent, engrossing and entertaining dialogue for a global community of like-minded people - people who share a common passion for the wild places of Africa, the creatures that inhabit them, and the breadth of African culture. See more

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