World Population Conference: A perspective

Representatives of nearly all World Governments assembled during the last 2 weeks of August, 1974, in Bucharest, Rumania, to resolve the problem of population, and its attendant effects on widespread hunger, deteriorating environment and cycle of poverty and misery in the Third World. Despite the preliminary planning, a heated debate emerged as several countries behaved from reasons of national pride and ideology rather than concern for the world’s poor and the hungry.

By Margaret R. Biswas and Asit K. Biswas, 1974. Article published in Agriculture and Environment, Volume 1, Issue 4, pages 385-391. DOI: 10.1016/0304-1131(74)90036-8

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