Sub Saharan Africa Case Study

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Introduction Over the next 84 years Sub Saharan Africa is expected to account for 80% of the projected 5.3 billion increase in the global population. Through out this substantial population increase over the next few decades, Western Africa will see a population increase for the working age of 2.1 billion while the global increase will be only 2 billion. As, technology progresses and the standard of care becomes easier and more affordable, Western Africa is seeing declining fertility and mortality rates, resulting 64% of their population being that of the working age. With the rise of Western Africa’s working population, so does their potential for economic growth; when most developed nations face increased aging populations. The rapid expansion

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