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Two million babies are born in Uganda every year, giving the African nation one of the fastest growing populations in the world. From 38 million now, the population is expected to reach 130 million by 2050. But there are warnings of dire consequences unless changes are made. If the population growth continues at this rate, forests will be wiped out, the healthcare system will not cope and there could be major food shortages. Al Jazeera's Anna Cavell reports from Kampala. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
The United Nations Population Fund has raised concerns over Uganda’s fast-growing population. According to figures from the UNFPA, every year the population of Uganda grows by more than one million people. Our correspondent Daniel Arapmoi attended the World Population Day event in eastern Uganda and filed this report. Watch Live: http://www.presstv.com/live.html Twitter: http://twitter.com/PressTV LiveLeak: http://www.liveleak.com/c/PressTV Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/PRESSTV Google+: http://plus.google.com/+VideosPTV Instagram: http://instagram.com/presstvchannel Dailymotion: http://www.dailymotion.com/presstv
What is a youthful population? In this lesson we will look at Uganda as a youthful population and the impacts it is experiencing due to its youthful demographic. Visit the website for this lesson's notes. http://www.revisealevel.co.uk/subjects/geography-2/human-geography/unit-1-changing-populations/15-youthful-population-case-study-uganda/
http://www.ntvuganda.co.ug http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Uganda is the third fastest growing country in the world, according to UN statistics. Nearly 70 per cent or more than two thirds of the country's population is composed of youths under the age of 24 years, many of whom are unemployed and without productive skills. But today a national initiative termed aimed at tapping into the potential of Uganda's youth was launched. The Joint Programme on Population was launched by ten United Nations agencies, civil societies and other development partners at Hotel Africana. The job fair enters a key state tomorrow with a mini marathon, and more discussions on how to equip youth with skills.
Provisional results from the Uganda Bureau of Statistics put Uganda's population at 34.9 million. For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Like our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/NTVUganda
Having many children and starting at an early age hugely affects people’s lives. That is what this film about Uganda underscores. The film also emphasizes the importance of knowledge about contraceptives and access to them and all related aspects.
A new survey by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics puts the number of Ugandans at 33.9 million which is a drop from earlier projections that put the figure at 35 million people. The latest Uganda National Household Survey further cites pregnancy and marriage as the leading cause of school dropouts among girls in Primary schools. For more news visit http://www.ntvuganda.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Like our FaceBook page http://www.facebook.com/NTVUganda
Uganda’s total population is 34.6 million approximately 35 million.This according to the results of the National Housing and Population census 2014. ////////// This represents an increase of 10.4 million persons from the 2002 census which put the population at 24.2 million. The annual growth rate however witnessed a slight decline in ration from 3.2 to 3.0 % The current population is a huge leap from 1911 when Uganda’s population was just 2.5 million. The census also shows a huge leap of urban populations to 7.4 million in 2014 from 1.7 million in 1991. 75% of households however continue to reside in rural areas. The fertility rate has also declined from 7.1 children per woman in 1991 to 5.8 chil-dren per woman in 2014. Subscribe to Our Channel For more news ...
The current rapid urbanization and population growth across the country is exerting a lot of pressures on the country’s water resources. The minister of water and environment prof Ephraim Kamuntu says that the resultant general lack of clean and safe water in the countryside is an economic burden Subscribe to Our Channel For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Like our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/NTVUganda
Giraffes are facing a silent extinction. Only around 90,000 of the long-necked animals still roam the African plains. But despite the latest concerns, conservationists say Ugandan giraffes are thriving – even growing in number in their natural habitat. CCTV’s Michael Baleke has this report.
Environmental activists have expressed the need to check the increasing population which they say it putting immense pressure on the country’s natural resources. According to a 2012 Unicef report, Uganda’s population growth rate was among the highest in the world, raising concern the environment is facing rapid degradation as it tries to cope with the rapid rise in numbers. In the following report, we look at how Uganda’s population growth is impacting the environment and the measures that help reverse this trend.
On June 10th & 11th, 2016, Sustainable by Design and OpenIDEO hosted an event in which groups applied the principles of Design Thinking to challenges around creating a more Circular Economy. (See more here: https://oscedays.org/san-francisco-2016/) This group tackles a challenge sponsored by Tree Adoption Uganda - How might we build climate resilience with the local population in Uganda?
The most-populated nations in the world in 2050. Get your free audiobook from Audible.com: http://www.audibletrial.com/TheDailyConversation Subscribe to TDC: https://www.youtube.com/TheDailyConversation/ Information sources: http://esa.un.org/wpp/unpp/panel_population.htm https://www.wikiwand.com/en/List_of_countries_and_dependencies_by_population http://proximityone.com/worldpop.htm The Top 20 Nations will be: 1. India 1.620B (+27% of 2015 population) 2. China 1.384B (+1%) 3. Nigeria 440M (+140%) 4. USA 400M (+25%) 5. Indonesia 321M (+26%) 6. Pakistan 271M (+43%) 7. Brazil 231M (+13%) 8. Bangladesh 201M (+27%) 9. Ethiopia 187M (+107) 10. Philippines 157M (+55%) 11. Mexico 156M (+29%) 12. Congo 148M (+108%) 13. Tanzania 129M (+174%) 14. Egypt 121M (+38%) 15. Russia 120M (-18%) 16. Japa...
Health experts have advised Government to work towards addressing the existing gaps in the Health sector if sustainable development is to be achieved. One of the challenges facing the health sector currently is understaffing, brain drain, absence of drugs and ailing infrastructure. However according to the Director General of of the National Population council Dr Jotham Musinguzi, Uganda can only achieve the targeted Vision 2040 with quality health care. This was at the launch of two reports on the state of Uganda’s Population, 2016 and the World Population 2016 here in Kampala. At the same event, NTV’s Sheila Nduhukire won the Best TV category Journalist in the National Population Council media awards. Subscribe to Our Channel For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us on Twit...
The just released population Projection report indicates that by 2013, Uganda's population will stand at 35.4 million people. In the face of this rapid population growth rate... the Government is taking on a multi sectoral approach to reduce poverty levels and ignorance.
Uganda could smoothly transit to a middle income country and improve its economic growth, if it fully invests in the young people, which make up the bigger percentage of the population. This, according to the State of Uganda’s Population Report launched today For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Like our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/NTVUganda
http://www.ntvuganda.co.ug/ Uganda's population is estimated at 34.5 million, according to the 2011 State of the World Population report. And as the country's population continues to rise, The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is calling for right investments in people to ensure a thriving and sustainable economy.
Uganda will join the rest of the world to mark world population day. The day will be marked under the theme, prioritizing community Transformation and addressing the needs of the vulnerable population. This is the 12th time Uganda is marking this day.
Ugandan wildlife officials are concerned that the country's lion population is gradually falling. Many of its big cats have been lost to poisoning by people living next to conservation areas. CGTN's Hillary Ayesiga reports from a National park where he encountered a rare hunting moment in the jungles
Uganda's population now stands at a staggering 35.4 million people, according to the State of Uganda's Population Report 2013. While releasing the new figures, Finance Minister, Maria Kiwanuka, said given the country's resources and the NRM pedigree in good governance, there is no need for alarm. But there is a variance of opinion with fears emerging that as the country's population growth spirals out of control, it could create a mismatch in economic growth. NTV's Solomon Sserwanjja reports. For more news visit http://www.ntvuganda.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Like our FaceBook page http://www.facebook.com/NTVUganda