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Food security as a response to AIDS: IFPRI 2001-2002 Annual Report Essay


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  • Gillespie, Stuart
  • Haddad, Lawrence James


The HIV/AIDS pandemic in Sub-Saharan Africa has become increasingly intertwined with issues of food and nutrition. On the one hand, malnutrition and food insecurity may force households to adopt livelihoods that increas the risk of HIV transmission, such as migration to find work. On the other, HIV/AIDS may precipitate or exacerbate malnutrition and food insecurity.

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Paper provided by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in its series Annual report essays with number 2002Essay2.

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Date of creation: 2002
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Handle: RePEc:fpr:anress:2002essay2

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Keywords: africa south of sahara; Agricultural productivity.; HIV/AIDS Economic aspects.; Migration; Internal.; Nutrition policy.; Diseases Africa; Sub-Saharan.; Food supply Africa; Sub-Saharan.; Malnutrition Prevention.; Agricultural policy Africa.;


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