Addressing HIV/AIDS through agriculture and natural resource sectors: A guide for extension workers

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Rome, Italy: Socio-Economic and Gender Analysis Programme, FAO


This is a 2004 guide divided in three parts to explore the potential contribution of extension workers to help on the fight against HIV/AIDS pandemic. The first part focuses on understanding the disease- the basics, the risks, vulnerabilities to the impacts, HIV and the community. Part 2- Responses of extension works based on community dialogue to identify impacts of HIV in the community, and reflection on the findings. Part 3- Is a reflection on the opportunities that extension workers have to address HIV/AIDS through agriculture and natural resources. The guide ends with some tools, tables, and examples of templates to help extension workers in the process.


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Disease control, Extension service, Agriculture, HIV/AIDS, Hiv, Aids, Extension workers