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Bwnoit Kasa (UNFPA) has a paper titled ‘Population and Ageing in Africa: a Policy Dilemma?’ (15 pages). He concludes that population ageing is often accompanied by persistent poverty, and that African governments have no budget planned for supporting the growing group of older people in Africa.
Find a link to the report on the website of The Pension & Development Network, a not-for-profit organization specialized in the development of micro pension provisions: www.pensiondevelopment.org

Keep in touch with the issue through Pension Watch at www.globalaging.org and Helpage International at www.helpage.org, currently helping older people caught up in the Somalia drought.