Population and Food Security: Africa’s Challenges
This policy brief examines trends in population growth, fertility, and family planning in sub-Saharan Africa and makes the case that investments in women and family planning are necessary to fulfill future food needs.
Family Planning Integration with Food Security and Nutrition
This brief summarizes the findings from a desk review conducted by the Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance III Project (FANTA) to take stock of and better understand how food security and nutrition programs are integrating family planning.
Exploring Cross-Sector Linkages Between Population, Health, Environment, Nutrition, and Food Security: A Review of Best Practices and Lessons Learned
This comprehensive literature review documents best practices for integrating nutrition and food security interventions into existing Population, Health and Environment (PHE) projects and presents recommendations for incorporating cross-sector indicators.
Desk Review of Programs Integrating Family Planning with Food Security and Nutrition
This report synthesizes learnings from 102 health and multisectoral programs, including a rich set of program examples and three case studies, to illustrate the ways programs integrate family planning with nutrition and food security interventions.
Benefits of Wildlife Consumption to Child Nutrition in a Biodiversity Hotspot
This paper looks at a cohort of 77 preadolescent children (under 12 years of age) in rural northeastern Madagascar and shows that consuming more wildlife was associated with significantly higher hemoglobin concentrations.