Vol. 30 No. 2 (2016): Supplement Special Issue On “Demographic Dividend In Africa: Prospect,Opportunities And Challenges”

This Special issue  of African Population Studies Journal is based on a sample of manuscripts presented at the 7th African Population Conference of the Union for African Population Studies, held at St. George Hotel, Centurion, Pretoria, South Africa, between Nov 30 and Dec 4, 2015. The Editorial Board received more than 200 manuscripts.The manuscripts included here are the ones that were found to be publishable after a painstaking peer-review process. Authors were given the opportunity to revise their manuscripts. Out of more than 200 manuscripts submitted, only 55 [fifty five) were accepted for publication. Funding SupportThe United Nations Fund, Eastern and South African Region in Johannesburg, South Africa provided the financial support to organize the review retreatThe William and Flora Hewlett Foundation through a grant to the University of the Witwatersrand Population Programme, South Africa provided support for the online and print publications of this Issue.The support of South Africa National Department of Social Development through its National Population Unit is also appreciated. The Editorial Board acknowledges with deep gratitude the contribution of the following scholars in the peer-review process:Dr. Carlos ArnoldoDr. Blessing MberuDr. Madeleine Pambe WayackDr. Gervais BeninguisseDr. Dorothy OnonokponoDr. Daniel RakgoasiDr. Nicole De WetMr. Vesper ChisumpaDr. Pamela Chirwa BandaDr. Richmond TiemokoDr. Joshua Akinyemi
Published: 2016-09-09