Dr. Akim J. Mturi is a Professor of Population Training and Research in the Faculty of Human and Social Sciences North-West University, (Mafikeng Campus) South Africa. He received his Ph.D. in Demography from the University of Southampton. He is a member of the World Health organization research projects review panel since 2001. He was former Deputy Executive Director of Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA), Chief Research Specialist of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), and Associate Professor of Demography at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He is widely published in demographic and other social science journals.
2015 0-7734-4270-7 This must read edited collection of research on African demography is relevant to a broad spectrum of readers including scholars, researchers, professionals, population scientists, sociologists, human geographers and others interested in Africa. It aids in developing an understanding of the contemporary diversity in African reproductive regimes and helps build capacity among scientists and researchers in fertility research.