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contributed to D+C/E+Z in spring of 2020 as a geographer. She works for the Berlin Institute for Population and Development.  

All articles of Alisa Kaps

Population trends

Demographic transition

The countries of the global North are the forerunners of a population development that is now widespread in other world regions

Population trends

More and more, older and older

Both ageing societies with declining populations and growing, youthful ones face serious challenges


Industrial prospects

Ethiopia hopes for new investments


From agrarian country to industrial hub

Strengthening foreign trade has helped Ethiopia’s governments to achieve remarkable economic growth

Demographic change

Lives are now 20 years longer

Birth rates go down as standards of living improve

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