Supporting Community & Ecosystem Health: A guide on why, and how, to include community health and rights based family planning in conservation programmes
The aim of this guide is to outline the unmet need for family planning that exists in many parts of sub-Saharan Africa, highlight the barriers to accessing and using family […]
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.
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.
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).