Policy Briefs

  • Investments in Family Planning will Stimulate Socio-economic Development in Africa December, 2012

    "We believe that it will be difficult for us to make sustained progress on MDGs without making methods of family planning universally accessible to all women who want to use them," - Pierre Damien Habumuremyi (Prime Minister of Rwanda) & Meles Zenawi (Former Prime Minister of Ethiopia) - Lancet Commentarym July 2012

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  • Drivers of Progress in Increasing Contraceptive Use in sub-Saharan Africa January, 2013

    A few countries in the East and Southern Africa regions are making good progree in improving contraceptive use. Ethiopia, Malawi and Rwanda have exhibited a new wave of optimism andmade good progress in addressing barriers of access to modern contraception over the past decade or so. So what can we lean from these countries?

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  • Kenya Population Dynamics, Climate Change and Sustainable Development November, 2012

    Like many other African countries, Kenya is faced with a rapidly growing population and low resilience to climate change. Its current population of about 41 million people is projected to grow to 97 million by 2050, and reach 160million by 2100. AFIDEP and PAI conducted a study to assess the landscape for integrating population and climate change in Kenyan development policies and strategies.

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  • Malawi Population Dynamics, Climate Change and Sustainable Development November, 2012

    Malawi is one of the 15 countries categorized as a population and climate change “hotspot” because of its rapidly growing population, water scarcity and falling food production. Malawi’s  population has grown from 6 million in 1966 to about 15 million now and the United Nations Population Division projects that it could more than triple to 50 million by 2050, and reach 129 million by 2100. The African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) and Population Action International (PAI) conducted a study to assess the landscape for integrating population and climate change in Malawian development policies and strategies.

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  • Africa Population Dynamics, Climate Change and Sustainable Development September, 2012

    Despite the strong links between African population dynamics and climate change, and their role in sustainable development, these issues are not a priority in broader development   policies and strategies. Unfortunately, population, climate change and development are often addressed separately at policy and program levels. We conducted assessments in Kenya and Malawi, complemented by in-depth interviews, and found that policymakers recognize the importance of population issues for climate change and development.

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  • Renewed Efforts to Meet Women’s Reproductive Health Needs Required to Address Stagnation in Family Planning Use in Eastern and Western Africa January, 2011

    The paper on which this brief is based used data of trends in readiness, willingness, ability, and contraceptive use in Africa from the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHSs), which provide highly standardized and nationally representative information about contraception and health. Specifically, the paper tracked trends in 24 sub-Saharan African countries that had conducted two or more DHSs – 13 countries from western Africa and 11 countries from eastern Africa.

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