Sunday, October 26, 2014
Lack of Census Hinders Afghanistan
Afghanistan has not had a real census of its population for quite a long time. This hinders the proper administration of many government programs and also casts the results of the country's elections in doubt. It is difficult to effectively plan long-term development projects. In addition, lack of demographic knowledge aids corruption during elections and the favoring of regional allies. Read more in "Afghanistan's Demographic Drought", The South Asia Channel of Foreign Policy, October 22, 2014.