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TANZANIA: Rapid Population Growth, Urbanization Causes Concern

Daily News reported on 30 July on growing concerns over the country’s rapid rate of population growth and urbanization. The article noted that UNFPA Representative Julitta Onabanjo expressed concern for the country’s prospects for economic growth if rapid population growth continues. UNFPA Assistant Representative Christopher Mwaijonga discussed the rapid growth of cities and Dar es Salaam, in particular, as a cause for concern and urged the government to take steps to slow the flow of people to urban slums.

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