Topic : Population Growth

  • A woman hands out anti-war decals during an anti-nuclear weapons protest rally and march in New York Forum Article

    The effect of being born in a crisis

    This month, Germany and the rest of Europe celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall… more

  • A man rides an escalator at the Pudong financial district in Shanghai Global Agenda Councils Article

    The key challenges for Asia and the Pacific in 2015

    Despite positive growth prospects, respondents to the Survey on the Global Agenda 2015 across the Asia… more

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    How Africa’s cities are the key to growth

    On the periphery of Lagos, Nigeria, lies Makoko, a burgeoning slum community perched on a lagoon. Residents… more

  • A field of unharvested wheat is seen outside Montigny en Ostrevent Forum Article

    If you eat, you’re part of the solution

    Hunger was one of the deadliest weapons in the Second World War, with nearly a third of all deaths, around… more

  • A general view of the Shanghai’s financial district of Pudong Forum Article

    How can China rebalance its economy?

    China’s slowdown is the biggest short-term threat to global growth. Industrial value added fell in… more

  • People walk across a street in Tokyo Forum Article

    Why we need the UN’s sustainable development goals

    Sustainable development is the central drama of our time. The world’s governments are currently… more

  • Employees work at the assembly line of the Honda Amaze car inside the company’s manufacturing plant in Tapukara Young Global Leaders Article

    A new beginning for India’s economy

    On August 15, Narendra Modi delivered his first Independence Day speech as India's Prime Minister… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    How Buenos Aires plans to become a modern city

    Buenos Aires, the second largest city in South America, is a metropolis of more than… more

  • Forum Article

    Six megatrends that will shape the future of cities

    The coming decades will see the next wave of mass migration to cities, especially in Asia and Africa… more

  • Forum Article

    Are ageing populations actually good news?

    Is a shrinking population always a bad thing? Judging by the lamentations of some economists and… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    How bikes and buses helped Bogotá go green

    In Bogotá, traffic congestion became so severe that a simple commute could take hours and the… more

  • Forum Article

    India must tackle food waste

    According to current estimates, India’s total population will reach 1.45 billion… more

  • Forum Article

    How do we get globalization right?

    Recent evidence suggests that much of the world has entered a period of low volatility in the financial… more

  • Forum Video

    Video: How can we feed a world of 9 billion?

    How can we produce enough food for the world's burgeoning population without destroying the… more

  • Forum Article

    What does the Black Death teach us about development?

    Increasing the interactions between economic history and economic development would help each because both… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Can Modi reboot business in India?

    How much of democracy is too much? As India’s growth almost halved from 2009 to less than 5% in… more

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    Are East Asian cities ready for tomorrow’s growth?

    World Economic Forum on East Asia 2014

    , Metro Manila, Philippines

  • Social Entrepreneurs Article

    Why baby boomers are not ready to retire

    For decades we’ve been hearing about the coming demographic transformation, when millions of baby… more