United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

UNFPA is an international development agency that supports countries in using population data for policies and programmes to promote the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity.

IIASA has worked with the UNFPA in the following areas:

25 November 2011
7 billion people are not the issue: human development is what counts

Amid concerns about the capacity of the planet to support more people, a panel of population and development experts argue that it is not the number of people that is of concern, but more so their age, education, health status, and location that is most relevant to sustainability. More



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