The Population Reference Bureau recently published several new resources on global family planning, including a data sheet on worldwide family planning
and an article by James Gribble examining trends and patterns in family planning in West Africa
. Gribble also recently co-authored an article on the successes and failures of Peru’s family planning policy
, particularly among the poor.
An article published in Human Dimensions of Wildlife
(subscription required) found that crop destruction by wildlife in three villages in northeastern Tanzania significantly reduced both food security and household income
. The article recommends implementing several incentives—including microcredit for non-agricultural activities—for conservation.
A report from the Center for International and Strategic Studies’ Global Strategy Institute examines the future of water and energy
in an increasingly urbanized Asia, with a particular focus on China.
The International Institute for Sustainable Development released a summary of the proceedings at the first African Water Week
, which took place March 26-28, 2008.