Expected demographic trends of the future
include unprecedented population growth, the majority of which will occur
in developing countries, and which will lead to a "demographic crisis"
in Sub-Saharan Africa. The humanitarian implications of this growth, and
its regional disparities, will be manifold, as described by researcher
Carl Haub, of the Population Reference Bureau.
This paper was commissioned under the
auspices of the Humanitarian
Horizons project, a joint initiative