Conserving endangered cranes whilst improving family planning in Ugandahttps://populationandsustainability.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Team-Crane-950.jpg
Today in south west Uganda the team from the Margaret Pyke Trust, three conservation NGOs, and the local hospital, finalised the first stage of the design work on a new style of conservation project suited to the era of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Trust and its partners’ work is being supported by a Darwin Initiative Scoping Award.
Our work at the International Conference on Family Planning 2018, Rwandahttps://populationandsustainability.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20181115_000733-950.jpg
The International Conference on Family Planning is the leading global reproductive health conference. This year, members of the Population & Sustainability Network were represented in significant numbers. For the first time, at this biennial conference, there was explicit reference to and focus on Population Health and Environment programmes, with the Network heavily involved in significant events focussed on this approach.
USAID feature the Margaret Pyke Trust’s USHAPE programme: Sexual and reproductive health training in south-west Ugandahttps://populationandsustainability.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/USHAPE-photo-1-950.jpg
On 3 October 2018, USAID featured the Margaret Pyke Trust’s USHAPE programme on its ‘Training Resource Package for Family Planning’ blog.
The elephant left the room quite some time ago; let’s followhttps://populationandsustainability.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/IMG_8644-950.jpg
On 3 September 2018, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) featured an article written by David Johnson, Chief Executive, Margaret Pyke Trust, coordinator of the Population & Sustainability Network on population growth and the resulting pressure on the environment.
A Balancing Act: Population and the Environmenthttps://populationandsustainability.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/FP2020-950.jpg
On 31 August 2018 Sandra Jordan, FP2020’s Senior Advisor, Rights & Empowerment wrote about FP2020’s support of the current work of the Population & Sustainability Network at the intersection of population, conservation and reproductive health.
Improving family planning provision in south-west Ugandahttps://populationandsustainability.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Image-1-950.jpg
Women in the communities around Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in south-west Uganda have, on average, eight children. This is two more than they report they would ideally like to have. Network coordinator, the Margaret Pyke Trust, is working to support the local hospital, Bwindi Community Hospital, to address this through the delivery of its USHAPE training programme.
Devex covers Network: How family planning can help save cheetahshttps://populationandsustainability.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/cheetah-950.jpg
On 18 June 2018 Devex, the leading media platform for the global development community, published a lengthy piece on the work of the Population & Sustainability Network. In Sophie Edwards’ article she wrote about not only the policy work of recent Network member, the Cheetah Conservation Fund, and Network coordinator, the Margaret Pyke Trust, but also more broadly on the Population Health & Environment conservation model, and the appointment by the Trust of Robert Engelman. Robert is a renowned environmental and demography expert, and his substantial experience gained at the United Nations Population Fund, PAI, Population Institute, and Worldwatch Institute will only further enhance the ability of the Trust and wider Population & Sustainability Network to advance the Population, Health & Environment agenda.
WHO WE ARE
The Population & Sustainability Network, a global alliance, promotes sexual and reproductive health and rights as a critical element of sustainable development. The Network was launched as a Partnership for Sustainable Development under the UN Commission for Sustainable Development in 2004. The Network is administered and coordinated by the staff of the Margaret Pyke Trust, from their London offices. Read more...