Demographic Transition

The historical Shift of birth and death rates from high to low levels in a population. The decline of mortality usually precedes the decline in fertility, thus resulting in rapid population growth during the transition period.

Millennium Development Goals

  • MDG 1. Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger.
  • MDG 2.  Achieve universal primary education.
  • MDG 3. Promote gender equality and empower women.
  • MDG 4. Reduce child mortality.
  • MDG 5. Improve maternal health.
  • MDG 6. Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases.
  • MDG 7. Ensure environmental sustainability.
  • MDG 8. Develop a global partnership for development