The challenges outlined above poses serious implications to the nation’s socio-economic landscape of the future, if they remain unaddressed. The challenges will hinder the nation’s progress to achieve its social, economic, and sustainable development goals, be it internal goals or goals set at the global stage, as well as engender the less desirable outcome scenarios outlined in families of the future.
In order to address the downside risks to unsustainable population development, the following strategic framework is proposed. The implementation framework will also be used to develop recommendations to address the respective challenges identified within each pillar.
The following diagram presents the objectives and target(s), mapped to their respective strategic pillars, for a holistic overview. Recommendations for each strategic pillar are delineated in the pages that follow, in order to address respective challenges that prevent the targets from being met.
The following diagram presents the recommendations, mapped to their respective strategic pillars, for a holistic overview. The details of each recommendation and the challenges that it addresses is delineated in the pages that follow.