1. In the Philippines, a growing population of people has led to a sharp decline in fish, a vital part of the diet. To address the problem, one organization is making birth control more readily accessible to those wishing to keep their families small

    In Philippines, Some See Birth Control as Path to Food Security - Report from PBS Newshour’s special report on Food For 9 Billion.

    Video touches specifically on the issues of over-population in rural village and the impact on the local fishing industry.

    Resident Jason Bostero explains why he and his wife Crisna chose to have only two children: “I am a farmer and fisherman. My income is just right to feed us three times a day. It’s really, really different when you have a small family.”

     
     
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