Policy Briefs on SDGs in Pakistan and Malawi
Recent research suggests linking family planning to broader development goals may alleviate of rapid population growth and associated pressures upon natural and human resources. Reducing unintended pregnancies through voluntary family planning is one clear way of easing such pressures.
Family Planning Can Enhance Development Prospects
The linkages between family planning, inclusive economic growth, and resilience in sub-Saharan Africa are featured in a new suite of materials from the Policy, Advocacy, and Communication Enhanced for Population and Reproductive Health (PACE) Project, generously supported by USAID.
Tackling the Growing Noncommunicable Disease Epidemic
This policy report argues that integrating noncommunicable disease (NCD) services—particularly those targeted at prevention and early intervention—with other health services for young people can help tackle the growing NCD epidemic in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).
Researchers Share Results With Policymakers
The Research Council of Norway, a funding partner in the Population and Poverty Research Network (PopPov) for which PRB is the Secretariat, recently hosted a knowledge-sharing event at the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) in Oslo, Norway.
Incomplete Economic Recovery in Appalachia, New PRB Report Finds
Appalachia’s unemployment and poverty rates remain above levels seen before the economic downturn of 2007-2009, suggesting an incomplete economic recovery, especially in many of the Region’s most rural counties, according to a new Population Reference Bureau (PRB) report for the Appalachian Regional…
Fostering Economic Growth, Equity, and Resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Role of Family Planning
This new report explores how family planning could and should play a much larger role in Africa’s future through strengthening global competitiveness, advancing equitable growth, and building resilience against natural and manmade stressors and shocks.