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Supporting young farmers in the EU

Written by Marie-Laure Augère-Granier

The European Union farming sector faces a demographic challenge – a shortage of young farmers – that undermines its long-term sustainability. Many socio-economic factors, such as reduced access to land and credit, and lack of rural infrastructure, drive young people away from a career in agriculture. 240 more words

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Will your children live to be 100+?

Written by David Eatock

It is expected that half of all children born in the European Union (EU) since the year 2000 will live to be at least 100 years old. 586 more words

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As Minnesota goes (demographically), so goes the Nation

Here is a long article published originally at Brookings basically warning America that the white population is fading out, getting old, retiring and dying off and we better darn well educate the immigrants in order to replace us in the workforce. 401 more words

Refugee Resettlement Program

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology: Statement of Robert "Bob" Frye in Washington Post Article about Black Student Applicants Unnecessarily Offensive and Counterfactual

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST), is a Fairfax County, Va., high school that focuses on science and technology. Admission to the public high school is through an… 481 more words

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EPRS Roundtable debate: Demographic change in Europe

Written by Angelos Delivorias

Demography, the statistical study of human populations, attracts the attention of politicians, academics, business and the media. Aspects such as the growth and ageing of a population, urbanisation, migration and the state of the labour market, as well as the impact of their interplay on the economic and social situation of countries cause concerns, and demand appropriate strategies and policies. 446 more words

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US Census: Immigrant population boom happening now

This is the headline from the UK Daily Mail yesterday.  You may have already seen it:

White US children will be minorities by 2020 after immigrant ‘baby boom’, Census reveals… 223 more words

Changing The Way We Live

Number of students with qualification to go to university in Germany is decreasing

In the last years, we had one record following another, with growing numbers of students who left school with a qualification to go to university. Accordingly, the number of students in HE reached a record high last year: 2,69 million students. 164 more words

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