Family Planning for forests and people – the success story of Costa Rica

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Publication Info: The Overpopulation Project

Date of Publication: May 23, 2019

Author(s): Patrícia Dérer

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Costa Rica is a country of exceptionally rich and well-protected biodiversity. It is a solid democracy where people live long, relatively healthy and happy lives while leaving a small ecological footprint. Together with its good and improving environmental performance and overall well-being, the country is characterized by a below replacement fertility level, the lowest in Central America, and by decreasing population growth. This makes Costa Rica a perfect country for the TOP success story series.

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