Population-Development-Environment in Mozambique: Background Readings

Wils AB (2002). Population-Development-Environment in Mozambique: Background Readings. IIASA Interim Report. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: IR-02-049

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Abstract

The papers in this report focus on one environmental and two major population-related development challenges facing Mozambique today: the HIV/AIDS epidemic, low education levels among the labor force, and the provision of adequate water supplies. The health and skills of the labor force are two significant determinants of how much and what is produced by individuals and in the country as a whole, including agricultural and industrial products and services. Water is one of the most essential resources for basic economic production and human health. HIV/AIDS has emerged quite suddenly in recent years, and according to the most recent estimate, the HIV prevalence rate among adults aged 15-49 is 13.5%. It is the leading cause of death among young, able adults of working and parenting age. In 1999, 68,000 people died of AIDS....

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Interim Report)
Research Programs: World Population (POP)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 02:14
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2016 06:36
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/6736

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