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The Global Land Grab: Frederick Kaufman Part II

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We often hear about the resource curse in developing countries in terms of oil or precious minerals — most of us don’t associate the concept with food. But as this week’s guest on Sea Change Radio, food journalist Frederick Kaufman, has chronicled, in many parts of sub-Saharan Africa the resource of fertile land is being exploited in a way that is reminiscent of how other marketable resources have been appropriated.

Tackling the Population Challenge, One Story at a Time!

Media Impact's approach to population issues
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(3BL Media) July 12, 2012 - Yesterday, on World Population Day, the international community drew attention to the deep implications of population growth – not only on natural resources, but on sustainability, urbanization, access to health services and economic opportunities.  These far-reaching consequences have been a central focus of Media Impact’s work.

Another Baby Boom Won't Cure U.S. Economy

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 By Carol Pierson Holding

This article was originally published on the CSRHUB Blog. 

In the early 1980s, Daniel Yankelovich, the master market researcher, gave a presentation to ad agency staff about coming demographic trends. His analysis came to the conclusion that the growing income gap would produce an increasingly angry underclass, a boiling cauldron that would one day explode. He showed us the future through demographics. I was hooked and subscribed to the magazine American Demographics. 

Less Is More: On Population, More or Less

Interviews on Population with Andrew Revkin and Stewart Brand
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Part II of Sea Change Radio's population series. First, we hear from New York Times environmental reporter and Dot Earth blogger, Andrew Revkin, and then later we talk to environmentalist icon Stewart Brand.

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Part II of Sea Change Radio's population series. First, we hear from New York Times environmental reporter and Dot Earth blogger, Andrew Revkin, and then later we talk to environmentalist icon Stewart Brand.

Celebrate World Population Day

PCI-Media Impact participates in 20th Celebration of World Population Day
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July 11. 2009 - Investments in education and health for women and girls have been linked to increases in productivity, agricultural yields, and national income — all of which contribute to the achievement of the MDGs, according the the United Nations Population Fund.

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