The impact of HIV/AIDS on rural households/communities and the need for multisectoral prevention and mitigation strategies to combat the epidemic in rural areas

Table Of Contents

(with special emphasis on Africa)

Prepared by
Erich G. Baier

TSS Senior Population Officer
Population Programme Service
Women and Population Division

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Rome, January 1997



1. Introduction

2. The impact of HIV/AIDS on agricultural production: effects at the household level

3. The impact of HIV/AIDS on traditional coping mechanisms in rural economies

4. The impact of HIV/AIDS on the extension service


Key documents on HIV/AIDS and rural development

Annex I - UNAIDS, end 1996 global estimates

Annex II - FAO studies/activities on the socio-economic impact of HIV/AIDS on agriculture and rural development

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