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Thursday, April 14, 2005

Ethiopian Expert to Discuss Population Growth, Environmental Damage, and Poverty at Wilson Center

Decades of population growth in Ethiopia have contributed to overfarming and deforestation, which have degraded the environment and undermined development. According to Sahlu Haile, senior program advisor and Ethiopia country representative for the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, "The key to achieving sustainable growth lies in reducing the rate of population growth, managing the environment, and building the platform for development.

What: Population, Development, and Environment in Ethiopia

Who: Sahlu Haile, Senior Program Advisor and Ethiopia Country Representative, David and Lucile Packard Foundation

When: Thursday, April 14, 2005, 12:00-2:00 pm

Where: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 5th floor conference room. The Woodrow Wilson Center is located in the Ronald Reagan Building at 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue.

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