Resource for users looking for issues in rural sociology including: agriculture and food systems, community and international development, natural resources and environment, and rural social demography.
Represents organizations with primary interests in population research and training. Promotes collaborative demographic research and data sharing. Translates basic population research for public policy decision-makers. Provides educational and training opportunities in population studies.
Aims to enhance cooperation in and coordination of national research in demography and to promote new research in conformity. Conducts cooperative research programs in areas including infant and childhood mortality in the Third World, population aging, socioeconomic differential mortality in industrialized countries, and demography of the family
Social science researchers. Conducts economic, social, demographic, and environmental studies. Focuses on current social and demographic trends in England and Scotland. Provides advisory services on data use. Offers courses and visiting fellowship program for researchers.
Individuals from 40 countries interested or engaged in European population studies. Promotes European population studies and seeks to stimulate a greater public interest in population issues. Fosters cooperation among researchers and interested parties. Disseminates information. Maintains liaison with population research centers and national demographic societies throughout Europe.
Demographers, economists, sociologists, physicians, public health officials, public administrators, statisticians, and other individuals in 127 countries engaged in the statistical study of populations, the effect of births, marriages, mortality, and health upon populations, and the relationship between these population phenomena and other economic, social, and biological phenomena. Stimulates interest in demography among governments, national and international organizations, scientific bodies, and the public.
Professional society of individuals interested in demography and its scientific aspects. Individuals interested in demography and its scientific aspects. Affiliated With: Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics (COPAFS).
Geneticists, demographers, psychologists, physicians, psychiatrists, public health workers, educators, and sociologists interested in the study of heredity and population. Seeks to further the discussion, advancement, and sharing of knowledge concerning the biological and socio-cultural forces affecting human populations and their evolution.
Merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system, which focused exclusively on gender equality and women’s empowerment: Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW), International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW). Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women (OSAGI), United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM).
Individuals engaged in the study of demography and population in Africa. Facilitates collaboration among members; seeks to stimulate public interest in population issues. Gathers and disseminates information; provides assistance to government agencies and scientific bodies engaged in demographic or related pursuits.
Operates under the United Nations' Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. Promotes socio-economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean. Provides technical assistance and training in the collection and handling of population information, the analysis of population trends and their economic and social consequences, and the formulation of development policy. Works to strengthen national and regional population information networks.