Saturday, June 15, 2024

Population target stiff

The government’s goal of reducing the country’s population growth rate from 1.39 percent to 1 percent by 2016 is very hard to achieve, say officials and population experts. While the nation observed the World Population Day yesterday, the experts said the acceleration in growth of population seen over the years suggests that the goal set ... Read more

World Population Day today

A highly overpopulated Bangladesh observes World Population Day today amid confusion over what really is the size of its population. The day is being observed across the globe on the theme ‘World at 7 billion’ set by UNFPA to call attention of governments, communities and individuals to understand the global population