Sustainable Development

There'll be 9.7 billion on Earth by 2050, but the growth rate is slowing

Activists from the All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) along with other Bodo organisations block railway tracks during a protest at a railway station at Kokrajhar in the northeastern Indian state of Assam August 2, 2013. Thousands of activists on Friday protested against the Indian government to demand for a separate Bodoland state carved out of Assam, activists said. REUTERS/Stringer (INDIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS EDUCATION TRANSPORT) - GM1E9821RH201

Developing countries are set to face a large increase in its population. Image: REUTERS/Stringer

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