Southern Africa faces potentially severe groundwater shortages, which not only imperil the lives of those directly dependent on it, but also the continued development of the region's economies.
Experts review new publications.
Exploring Capacity for Integration: University of Michigan Population-Environment Fellows Programs Impact Assessment ProjectJul 07, 2011
Denise Caudill offers lessons on the implications of implementing integrated/linked population and environment programs from the community to the national, regional, and international levels.
PECS News Issue 2 includes reports from events on environmental security in Africa, an article on integrating gender into WWF's programs in Nepal, and a review of Gunther Baechler's Violence Through Environmental Discrimination.
ECSP Report 12 analyzes conflicts over natural resources, which are increasingly depleted by population growth, environmental degradation, poverty, and over-consumption. Complete report.
Issue 12: Lessons From the First Generation of Integrated Population, Health, and Environment ProjectsJul 07, 2011
In his review of the "first generation" of population-health-environment projects funded by USAID and the Packard Foundation, consultant John Pielemeier finds that integrated approaches provide positive outcomes.
Sustained human development is an essential precondition for any effective response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Africa, Nana Poku writes.
Patricia Kameri-Mbote examines the context of the Nile River basin and the relationships forged among the states that share its waters.
Southern Africa’s transboundary rivers and their associated ecosystems could become either drivers of peace and economic integration or sources of endemic conflict, writes Anthony Turton.
PECS News Issue 7 includes articles by Frederick Meyerson and Geoff Dabelko, and a report from the field from the Peruvian Andes.