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Session 75:
Urbanization and human welfare

Thursday, December 13
2:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Serengeti Wing. Ground Floor

Chair: Mary-Ellen Zuppan, International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)
Discussant: Jean-Christophe Fotso, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

  1. Local development as a means to combat the rural-urban migrations: The Tunisian experienceZitouni Belgacem, Institut National P├ędagogique et de Formation, Tunis

  2. Contextualizing the role of population growth in forest cover change in MalawiLeo C Zulu, Michigan State University

  3. Demographic dimensions of the urbanization process in selected African countries: New prospects and challengesMohammad Mirzaie, University of Tehran; Nader Motie Haghshenas, Population Studies and Research Center in Asia and the Pacific; Mahmoud Moshfegh, Population studies and Reseach Center For Asian And the pacific; Hossein Javadkhani, Tabriz Azad University, Iran

  4. Moving in and moving up: migration and schooling outcomes among school age children in Nairobi slumsKanyiva Muindi, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Eliya M. Zulu, African Institute for Developpment Policy Research (AFIDEP); Evangeline N Nderu, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Ousmane Faye, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

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