Wednesday, December 2 / 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM   •   Silver Room

Session 95:
Prospects for Maximizing the Demographic Dividend in Low Fertility Countries in Africa

Discussant: Mady Biaye, UNFPA East and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO)
Chair: Grace Kumchulesi, African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP)

  1. Enhanced basic social services, employment and productivity: essential conditions for a demographic dividendJohn G. Cleland, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) ; Angela Baschieri, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Ethiopia ; Tassew Woldehanna, Addis Ababa University

  2. Elusive prospects for a demographic dividend in Southern AfricaTom A. Moultrie, University of Cape Town

  3. Le dividende démographique et l’emploi des jeunes: La politique de l’Algérie et la promotion de l’emploiAhmed Ameur Ameur, University of Abdelhamid Ben Badis ; Faiza Frih Bengabbou, Centre Hospitalier et Universitaire d'Oran

  4. Can Botswana optimize on the harnessing of the demographic dividend?Brothers Wilright Malema, University of Botswana ; Moses Keetile, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

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