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HIV/AIDS and Food and Nutrition Security: From Evidence to Action

@inproceedings{Gillespie2005HIVAIDSAF,
  title={HIV/AIDS and Food and Nutrition Security: From Evidence to Action},
  author={Stuart Gillespie and Suneetha Kadiyala},
  year={2005}
}
One major group of impacts of HIV/AIDS relates to the ability of households and communities to ensure food and nutrition security. In this book we highlight the main interactions between HIV/AIDS and food and nutrition insecurity and suggest effective responses. An earlier paper by one of the authors (Loevinsohn and Gillespie 2003a) proposed a framework to facilitate a more holistic understanding of these interactions and ultimately to improve the means of responding at different levels. This… Expand

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