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Devex Examines Holistic Approaches To Family Planning, Resiliency, Sustainability In Tanzania

Devex: Family planning takes a 360-degree approach
“…[Community health worker Happiness Chacha’s] work is a result of the Endangered Ecosystems Northern Tanzania, a project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development that aims to make both people and wildlife more resilient to threats like climate change and population growth. While it might seem surprising to see efforts to promote family planning and combat wildlife poaching as part of the same program, the project reflects growing recognition among donors and implementers that sexual and reproductive health cannot be divorced from a wide spectrum of other development objectives…” (Cheney, 4/7).

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