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The 196 countries which have ratified the UN Convention on Biological Diversity are required to develop and implement national biodiversity strategies and action plans, or NBSAPs. Each NBSAP is developed and determined nationally, through a process involving stakeholders working together across sectors to identify threats to biodiversity and ecosystems, alongside the relevant national strategies and actions which can respond to those threats. Parties to the Convention are now required to revise their NBSAPs, to reflect the new biodiversity goals contained in the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework.

This guide introduces the background to NBSAPs, highlights how to engage in national revision processes, and suggests entry points in order to promote the importance of removing barriers to voluntary and rights-based family planning and the development of new Population, Health and Environment (PHE) programs within those plans.

This resource was developed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Biodiversity & Family Planning Task Force, which is co-chaired by members of the Margaret Pyke Trust team.

 

Year: 2024

Source: IUCN’s Biodiversity & Family Planning Task Force / The Margaret Pyke Trust

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This document outlines Kenya’s guidelines for advancing the multisectoral integrated Population, Health, and Environment approach as an opportunity for sustainable development.

Source: National Council for Population and Development

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This solutions guide on climate change, gender, and health brings together research, case studies, and best practices from around the world.

Here’s what you’ll find in the Guide:
Chapter 1: Evidence — 
Recent evidence about climate’s gendered health effects
Chapter 2: Solutions — Gender-transformative strategies and case studies
Chapter 3: Planning — Building integrated theories of change
Chapter 4: Impact — Indicators, tools, and metrics
Chapter 5: Action — Towards a more climate-resilient future

Year: 2022

Source: Pathfinder International

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Traditionally, climate funders and policy makers have not integrated sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) within their strategies. The aim of this guide is to support more SRHR organisations and advocates to engage in climate change advocacy, to secure climate finance and to develop stronger partnerships with those already working on the connections between climate change and SRHR.

Year: 2022

Source: Margaret Pyke Trust, MSI Reproductive Choices, YADNET-Uganda, PHE Ethiopia Consortium

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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 planning that exist for many girls and women, explain why conservation organizations are uniquely placed to introduce such activities to the communities they work with, and provide guidance for any organization that wishes to start a program to tackle this issue. It is based on CHASE Africa’s experience over the past ten years of supporting local partners to run, and in several cases set-up, community health and family planning programs in Kenya and Uganda. While some of the guidance is context specific, the guide highlights how programs could be adapted to other situations and circumstances.

Year: 2021

Source: CHASE Africa

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Weathering Change takes us to Ethiopia, Nepal and Peru to hear the stories of women as they struggle to care for their families, while enduring crop failures and water scarcity. The film shows how women and families are already adapting to the climate change challenges that threaten their health and their livelihoods. The film is accompanied by a brief advocacy guide for viewers.

Year: 2011

Source: PAI [Film | Guide]

This manual was developed to train individuals to integrate community-based family planning and health into PHE projects through community-based distribution and peer education. The curriculum shows how community-based distributors (CBDs) and Peer Educators (PEs) can be trained to discuss basic ecology, PHE linkages, and reproductive health/family planning within a PHE context. The modules include international family planning norms and guidance on sexually-transmitted infections/diseases. This training was field-tested in Tanzania, Zambia and Ethiopia. It is best for: 1) training-of-trainers events where facilitators learn how to train PHE CBDs and PHE Adult PEs on community-based education and distribution of family planning methods within the context of an integrated PHE intervention; and 2) workshops where local trained facilitators train PHE CBDs and PHE Adult PEs who work on integrated PHE activities.

Year: 2011

Source: The BALANCED Project

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This training toolkit aims to increase the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) capacity, skills and knowledge of those who plan, implement, and evaluate integrated health and community development programs in low-resource settings. The toolkit provides managers, technical specialists, and M&E staff with user-friendly, modifiable training components that can be adapted for a specific developing-country and programmatic contexts. The toolkit helps users conduct effective M&E from program inception to indicator selection through assessment design. The toolkit also promotes M&E efforts that highlight the integrated nature of these programs and the unique contributions Population, Health and Environment (PHE) programs make over traditional single-sector efforts. The Training Toolkit Components are:
  • Introduction to PHE M&E Toolkit
  • Training modules, PowerPoint slides including facilitator notes
  • Facilitator notes
  • A Guide for Monitoring and Evaluating Population-Health-Environment Programs

Year: 2009

Source: MEASURE Evaluation

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This guide was adapted from the Youth Sexuality, Reproductive Health and Environmental Education: Training Manual for Youth Peer Educators developed by PATH Foundation Philippines Inc. (PFPI) under its Integrated Population and Coastal Resources Management (IPOPCORM) initiative and other resources. It incorporates international family planning norms and guidance on sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV, as recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO), including the Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use (WHO 2004), Family Planning: A Global Handbook for Providers (WHO/RHR and JHU/CCP 2007), Contraceptive Technology (Hatcher et al. 2007), and Sexually Transmitted and Other Reproductive Tract Infections: A Guide to Essential Practice (WHO 2005).

Year: 2011

Source: The BALANCED Project

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This training guide was developed to train population, health and environment (PHE) Community-based Distributors (CBDs) who work on integrated PHE activities. A PHE CBD is someone who is trained to provide information on PHE, family planning (FP) methods, and the stocking and sales of FP commodities. This training guide can be used to train new PHE CBDs over a two-day period. It contains 12 modules covering basic topics that PHE CBDs need to know to discuss basic ecology, PHE linkages, and reproductive health/family planning with community members within a PHE context. The modules are based on international norms and guidance as recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO). This Guide is based on the publication “Population, Health and Environment (PHE) Community-based Distribution and Peer Education System: Train-the-Trainer Guide for Training PHE Community-based Distributors and PHE Adult Peer Educators,” which is geared for training master trainers who will, in turn, train PHE adult peer educators and PHE CBDs.

Year: 2012

Source: The BALANCED Project

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