International Development Publications
Fire & Water: Technologies, Institutions, and Social Issues in Arms Control and Transboundary Water-Resource AgreementsJul 07, 2011
A recent workshop highlights the closeness of national security and environmental concerns through explicitly comparing the technologies, institutions, and social issues in two seemingly disparate fields: arms control and transboundary water resources.
Issue 8 features an article on monitoring and evaluation approaches for integrated population, health, and environment programming, as well as event summaries, and a review of the UNFPA's State of World Population 2002.
The volume, edited by Barbara Entwistle and Paul C. Stern, focuses on land use or land cover change where population is a prominent driving force.
The key to achieving sustainable growth in Ethiopia lies in reducing the rate of population growth, managing the environment, and building the platform for development, writes Sahlu Haile.
In this article, the authors examine the post–Cold War pattern of conflict with a focus on the role of agriculture.
In research conducted for the World Bank, Thomas Merrick and Margaret E. Greene found that poor reproductive health outcomes have negative effects on overall health, and, in some cases, on education and household well-being.
Environmental and social factors are generating high levels of conflict and insecurity in Northern Pakistan.
The first issue of PECS News features an article on population dynamics and migration in the Calakmul Biosphere Reserve in Mexico by University of Michigan Fellows Program Associate Jenny Ericson.
One important conclusion to be drawn from this analysis is the urgent need for environmental sustainability—for sustainable use, sustainable consumption, sustainable development—in ways that do not enrich current generations at the expense of future ones.
Jane Goodall kicks off the 9th edition of the ECSP Report with her assessment of population and environment connections in Africa. The diverse collection of articles also features commentaries on global poverty and U.S. national security. Complete report.