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April 14, 2021

Thriving Together Campaign

Thriving Together is a diverse movement of over 160 organisations working in 170 countries, all of which support the Thriving Together statement, at the heart of which is an agreement that removal of barriers to family planning is critically important not only for women and girls, but also for environmental conservation and biodiversity.

The Population, Health and Environment (PHE) Pathway to Livelihoods Improvement: Lessons and Best Practices from Nepal

This report describes the accomplishments and lessons learned by the Environmental Health Project (CDM) as part of the design and implementation of a pilot project to address community health and conservation issues, as requested by USAID/Nepal.

April 13, 2021

The History of PHE in Madagascar: Looking Back Over the Last 25 Years and Forward to the Next Chapter

This report provides an overview of the evolution of the integrated PHE approach in Madagascar from the late 1980s through until the present day, along with a summary of opportunities and challenges relating to the scale up of this approach moving forward.

The Environment as a Strategic Healthcare Partner

The purpose of this review is to describe the growing-consensus opinion regarding the contribution of natural processes – ‘nature’ – to human health.

Resource Management and Fertility in Mexico’s Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve: Campos, Cash, and Contraception in the Lobster Fishing Village of Punta Allen

This case study examines the link between marine resource management and the contraceptive use among married couples in the lobster-fishing village of Punta Allen, located in the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve, Quintana Roo, Mexico.

Providing Family Planning Services to Remote Communities in Areas of High Biodiversity Through a Population-Health-Environment Programme in Madagascar

This paper shows how PHE programme design has been used by Blue Ventures for providing family planning services in a remote, biodiverse coastal region in southwest Madagascar.

April 9, 2021

Poverty and Biodiversity: Measuring the Overlap of Human Poverty and Biodiversity Hotspots

This paper presents five key socioeconomic poverty indicators (access to water, undernourishment, potential population pressure, number living below poverty line and debt service) and integrates them with an ecologically based hotspots analysis in order to illustrate the magnitude of the overlap between biological conservation and poverty.

Population, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights and Sustainable Development: Forging a Common Agenda

This article suggests that sexual and reproductive health and rights activists seeking to influence the post-2015 international development paradigm must work with sustainable development advocates concerned with a range of issues, including climate change, environmental issues, and food and water security, and that a way of building bridges with these communities is to demonstrate how sexual and reproductive health and rights are relevant for these issues.

Population, Health and Environment in Africa and Asia: An Evaluation of WWF’s USAID and Johnson & Johnson-Supported Projects

This report describes the results of a 2007 evaluation of WWF (World Wildlife Fund) PHE (Population, Health and Environment) projects sponsored by Johnson & Johnson and USAID (the U.S. Agency for International Development).

April 8, 2021

Population Dynamics and Biodiversity: A PSN Briefing Paper

This briefing paper makes the links between population dynamics (including population growth, density and migration) with biodiversity loss and demands for food, energy, land and other natural resources.