Cross-Sector Resources

As a new effort, we join a community of groups working toward similar aims: to unlock opportunity and impact across the health, development and environment sectors. Here, you’ll find an initial set of helpful resources and tools from this growing movement to advance cross-sector impact.

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CLIMATE CHANGE: TIME TO “THINK FAMILY PLANNING”

Developed by the Population & Sustainability Network and the International Planned Parenthood Federation, Climate Change: Time to “Think Family Planning” is an advocacy and communications toolkit designed to provide groups with the knowledge and tools to engage effectively in climate policy discussions and promote family planning as an effective climate adaptation strategy.

CONNECTING GLOBAL PRIORITIES: BIODIVERSITY AND HUMAN HEALTH, A STATE OF KNOWLEDGE REVIEW

Jointly prepared by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, the World Health Organization and other partners, this State of Knowledge Review elucidates the critical connections between biodiversity and human health.

DEVELOPMENT SECTOR ADJACENCY MAP: A PLANNING TOOL FOR INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT

FHI 360’s Development Sector Adjacency Map: A Planning Tool for Integrated Development is a planning tool to help stakeholders working in a certain sector or on a particular development challenge determine which adjacencies are important to consider as they make strategic decisions about the design, delivery, evaluation and funding of integrated development solutions.

EXPLORING CROSS-SECTOR LINKAGES BETWEEN POPULATION, HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT, NUTRITION, AND FOOD SECURITY: A REVIEW OF BEST PRACTICES AND LESSONS LEARNED

This report from the Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group presents the results of a comprehensive literature review and identifies best practices and lessons learned for integrating nutrition and food security interventions into existing Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) projects.

GENDER, CLIMATE CHANGE, AND NUTRITION INTEGRATION: CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK

The GCAN framework serves as a tool to help better understand the linkages among climate, gender and nutrition at multiple scales and over different time horizons. A detailed description of the framework and its use can be found in this book chapter.

GUIDANCE FOR EVALUATING INTEGRATED GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

FHI 360’s Guidance for Evaluating Integrated Global Development Programs provides a comprehensive framework for evaluating multisector, integrated programs. The document includes guidance and key considerations on formative research, performance indicators, program monitoring, process evaluation, cost analyses, impact evaluation and scale-up evaluation.

INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT EVIDENCE MAP

FHI 360’s Integrated Development Evidence Map presents results from a 2015 systematic review of evidence on integrated global development programs. The interactive map includes information on more than 500 impact evaluations of programs that applied integrated, multisector approaches.

PANORAMA PERSPECTIVES: CONVERSATIONS ON PLANETARY HEALTH SERIES

The Panorama Perspectives: Conversations on Planetary Health report series aims to inspire new thinking, conversations and engagement with planetary health and other integrated concepts. Collaboration and open knowledge-sharing across sectors are necessary to solve the complex global challenges we face today.

PLANETARY HEALTH EDUCATION COLLECTION

Developed by the Planetary Health Alliance, the Planetary Health Education Collection is a collaborative effort to compile foundational educational resources for the field of planetary health and make them accessible.

PLANETARY HEALTH BIBLIOGRAPHY

Curated by the Planetary Health Alliance, the Planetary Health Bibliography is a resource containing over 1,200 references to support research and policy efforts related to planetary health.

POPULATION, HEALTH, AND ENVIRONMENT TOOLKIT

The Population Reference Bureau’s Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) Toolkit provides a resource of the best available knowledge and practices on how to design and implement, communicate, promote and advocate for PHE programs.

THE IMPORTANCE OF HUMAN REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND RIGHTS FOR CHEETAH CONSERVATION

This policy paper, co-authored by The Cheetah Conservation Fund and the Margaret Pyke Trust as members of the Population & Sustainability Network, outlines the connections between cheetah conservation and human reproductive health and rights.

PREVENTING DISEASE THROUGH HEALTHY ENVIRONMENTS

The World Health Organization’s report Preventing Disease through Healthy Environments: A Global Assessment of the Burden of Disease from Environmental Risks analyzes the latest data on the environment-disease nexus. The analysis reports that 23% of global deaths are due to modifiable environmental factors.

RESOURCE PACKAGE FOR INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT: FROM LEARNING TO ACTION

FHI 360’s Resource Package for Integrated Development provides a synthesis of lessons learned for advancing integrated work based on the experiences of over 70 integrated development programs around the world.

SCIENCE FOR NATURE AND PEOPLE PARTNERSHIP

The Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP) supports multi-disciplinary teams to deliver evidence-based, scalable solutions to global challenges at the intersection of nature conservation, sustainable development and human well-being. The annual open call for proposals is posted between February and April each year. Inquiries regarding special teams are accepted on an ongoing basis.

THE LANCET COMMISSION ON POLLUTION AND HEALTH

The Lancet Commission on pollution and health synthesizes the evidence on the full health and economic costs of air, water and soil pollution. As the largest environmental cause of disease and death globally, pollution accounts for an estimated 9 million deaths per year.

THE ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION—LANCET COMMISSION ON PLANETARY HEALTH

This Commission on planetary health synthesizes evidence on the links between the condition of natural systems and human health, highlighting how ongoing degradation of natural systems is undermining human health.