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Action Canada for Population and Development
Action Canada for Population and Development was formed in 1997 with a mission to promote the commitment of Canadians to population and development issues in order to enhance the quality of life of children and subsequent generations in Canada and around the world. Through dialogue, education, advocacy and coalition building, ACPD supports and advances action on population and development, including full implementation of the Cairo Programme of Action.

Alan Guttmacher Institute
The Alan Guttmacher Institute is a non-profit organization focused on sexual and reproductive health research, policy analysis and public education. AGI publishes Family Planning Perspectives, International Family Planning Perspectives, The Guttmacher Report on Public Policy and special reports on sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Association for Population/Family Planning Libraries and Information Centers -- International

Center for International Development - Tools and Approaches to Population and Health
The Center for International Development - Tools and Approaches to Population and Health has developed various tools and approaches for use in the population and health sector.

Centre for Development and Population Activities
The Centre for Development and Population Activities is a NGO founded in 1975 to provide services to millions of women through partnerships with 138 organizations in 40 countries.

CRLP - The Center for Reproductive Law and Policy
The CRLP - The Center for Reproductive Law and Policy is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting women’s equality worldwide by guaranteeing reproductive rights as human rights.

Demographia informs about the activities of the Wendel Cox Consultancy in the field of demographics, development impacts, market research and urban policy.

Development Experience Clearinghouse
The Development Experience Clearinghouse (DEC) is the largest online resource for USAID funded, international development documentation.

Futures Group International
The Futures Group International is a management, marketing and strategic planning organization that helps clients make critical decisions in the presence of future uncertainty. Areas of program concentration include child survival, family planning, reproductive health, population policy, nutrition, and prevention of HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

German Foundation for World Population
The German Foundation for World Population cooperates with multi- and bilateral agencies, foundations and with NGOs, working in the field of population and development for empowering people to make use of their basic right and responsibility in exercising freedom of choice for family planning and reproductive health.

International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)
The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) links national autonomous Family Planning Associations (FPAs) in over 180 countries worldwide. It is registered as a charity in the United Kingdom and is the largest voluntary organization in the world to be concerned with family planning and sexual and reproductive health.

Measure includes five projects--dedicated to providing accurate and timely information on population, health, and nutrition in developing countries. The projects offer technical services in data collection, analysis, dissemination, and use. This Gateway will take you to the Web sites of the five MEASURE projects: MEASURE DHS+, MEASURE Evaluation, MEASURE Communication, U.S. Bureau of the Census (SCILS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Division of Reproductive Health.

Pathfinder International
Pathfinder International supports family planning and reproductive health initiatives in 37 countries in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Asia and the Near East. Headquartered in Watertown, Massachusetts, its staff operates out of 20 field offices. Working with local organizations to create innovative programs that respond to the diversity of women and families in developing countries, Pathfinder is committed to bringing family planning and reproductive health services to those who need and want it most.

The PopPlanet is a website for learning, information sharing and communication about population, health and environment connections in different regions.

Population & Environment Linkage Service
The Population & Environment Linkage Service brings comprehensive and reliable information on the linkage between population growth on the environment.

Population Action International
Population Action International is an independent policy advocacy group working to strengthen public awareness and political and financial support worldwide for population programs grounded in individual rights. Founded in 1965, PAI is a private, non-profit group and accepts no government funds.

Population Coalition
The Population Coalition is US- grassroots organization formed in June 1994 to promote awareness of population pressures and overconsumption on a sustainable future. This site provides a range of links and information about population and environmental issues.

Population Communication International (PCI)
Population Communication International (PCI) encourages people to make choices that lead to sustainable development. Working with local partners worldwide, PCI produces carefully researched and culturally sensitive radio and television soap operas. These serial dramas motivate people to adopt new attitudes and behaviors that foster reproductive and sexual health, gender equality, and environmental protection.

Population Concern
Population Concern works for the improvement of the quality of life worldwide by advancing the right of all people to exercise free and informed reproductive health choice and to have access to confidential sexual and reproductive health services including family planning; particularly we promote the right of women and young people to have effective access to those services and the right of women of all ages to an education which enhances their economic and social standing.

Population Council
The Population Council is an international, nonprofit institution that conducts research on three fronts: biomedical, social science, and public health. This research—and the information it produces—helps change the way people think about problems related to reproductive health and population growth. Our research makes a difference in people’s lives.

Population Institute
The Population Institute is an international, educational, non-profit organization that seeks to reduce excessive population growth. The PI strives to achieve a world population in balance with a healthy global environment and resource base. Established in 1969, the Institute, with members in 172 countries is headquartered on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC

Population Matters
The RAND Institute Population Matters program aims at highlighting the importance of population policy issues and to provide a more scientific bases for public debate over population policy questions. The Program activities include: identifying important and topical population issues, reviewing relevant, scientifically sound research on these issues and disseminating this information to key audiences.

Population Media Center (PMC)
The Population Media Center (PMC) is a non-profit, nongovernmental organization that works worldwide with broadcast and print media to motivate people to use family planning and effective measures to prevent AIDS and to respect equal rights for women.

Population Reference Bureau (PRB)
The Population Reference Bureau (PRB) is the leader in providing timely and objective information on U.S. and international population trends and their implications. PRB informs policymakers, educators, the media, and concerned citizens working in the public interest around the world through a broad range of activities, including publications, information services, seminars and workshops, and technical support.

Reproductive Health Outlook
The Reproductive Health Outlook website provides up-to-date summaries of research findings, program experience, and clinical guidelines related to key reproductive health topics, as well as analyses of policy and program implications. An important objective of RHO is to help users link with quality online resources and collaborate with colleagues around the world.

U.S. Census Bureau
The U.S. Census Bureau collects and disseminates timely, relevant, and quality data about the people and economy of the United States and provides training about research methods.

USAID - Population, Health & Nutrition
The USAID - Population, Health & Nutrition program is part of the U.S. development assistance. It aims at contributing to the global effort to stabilize world population growth and protect human health. The Office supports this goal by providing voluntary reproductive health care choices to women and men in the developing world so they can determine the number and spacing of their children. Family planning is the basis of USAID''s population program.

World Population Foundation (WPF)
The World Population Foundation (WPF) supports local organisations (government and non-government) in developing countries in the design and management of sexual and reproductive health projects and provides technical advice and training in these areas.