Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (September 30, 2010)
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AIDS epidemics proceed to threaten the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of individuals in sub-Saharan Africa. 3 a long time after the sickness was once first well-known, the yearly dying toll from AIDS exceeds that from wars, famine and floods mixed. but regardless of hundreds of thousands of bucks of reduction and learn, there has formerly been little precise on-the-ground research of the multifaceted affects on rural humans. Filling that hole, this publication brings jointly fresh facts of AIDS affects on rural families, livelihoods, and agricultural perform in sub-Saharan Africa. there's specific emphasis at the position of ladies in affected families, and at the scenario of kids. The publication is exclusive in featuring micro-level details amassed by way of unique empirical learn in a variety of African nations, and exhibiting how well-grounded conclusions on traits, affects and native responses will be utilized to the layout of HIV-responsive rules and programmes. AIDS affects are extra assorted than we formerly concept, and native responses extra different - occasionally leading edge, occasionally determined. The ebook represents an immense contribution to our figuring out of the affects of AIDS within the epidemic's heartland, and the way those will be controlled at varied degrees.