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Related Knowledge Base Chapters
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Journal Articles
decorative spacerRole of antiretroviral therapy in improving food security among patients initiating HIV treatment and care
Palar K, Wagner G, Ghosh-Dastidar B, et al. AIDS. 2012 Nov 28;26(18):2375-81.
decorative spacerChanges in food insecurity, nutritional status, and physical health status after antiretroviral therapy initiation in rural Uganda
Weiser SD, Gupta R, Tsai AC, et al. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012 Oct 1;61(2):179-86.
decorative spacerConceptual framework for understanding the bidirectional links between food insecurity and HIV/AIDS
Weiser SD, Young SL, Cohen CR, et al. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 Dec;94(6):1729S-1739S.
decorative spacerThe social context of food insecurity among persons living with HIV/AIDS in rural Uganda
Tsai AC, Bangsberg DR, Emenyonu N, et al. Soc Sci Med. 2011 Dec;73(12):1717-24.
decorative spacerFood insecurity is associated with poor virologic response among HIV-infected patients receiving antiretroviral medications
Wang EA, McGinnis KA, Fiellin DA, et al; VACS Project Team. J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Sep;26(9):1012-8.
decorative spacerFood insecurity in the context of HIV/AIDS: a framework for a new era of programming
Frega R, Duffy F, Rawat R, et al. Food Nutr Bull. 2010 Dec;31(4):S292-312. Review.
decorative spacerFood insecurity and HIV/AIDS: current knowledge, gaps, and research priorities
Anema A, Vogenthaler N, Frongillo EA, Kadiyala S, Weiser SD. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2009 Nov;6(4):224-31. Review.
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Lemke S. Public Health Nutr. 2005 Oct;8(7):844-52.
decorative spacerNew variant famine: AIDS and food crisis in southern Africa
de Waal A, Whiteside A. Lancet. 2003 Oct 11;362(9391):1234-7.
Guidelines and Best Practices
decorative spacerAddressing HIV/AIDS through Agriculture and Natural Resource Sectors: A Guide for Extension Workers
Clare Bishop-Sambrook. Socio-Economic and Gender Analysis Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization, UN, January 2005. [PDF, 915K]
Policy Reports, Papers, and Briefs
decorative spacerReview of the Evidence: Linkages between Livelihood, Food Security, Economic Strengthening, and HIV-Related Outcomes
Khou Xiong, MEASURE Evaluation; July 2012.

A comprehensive literature review intended to inform a logic model for the FHI 360 Livelihoods and Food Security Technical Assistance (LIFT) project.

decorative spacerThe Debilitating Cycle of HIV, Food Insecurity, and Malnutrition
AIDS Support and Technical Resources Assistance, USAID; U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief; December 2012.

This document aims to facilitate an understanding of the bidirectional relationship between HIV and food and nutrition security. It illustrates the causes of HIV-related food and nutrition insecurity, and points to a list of programmatic interventions and resources to consider for addressing each cause in detail.

decorative spacerHIV/AIDS, Nutrition, and Food Security: What We Can Do
World Bank; 2007 [PDF 959K]

A synthesis of opinions presented by the World Bank, drawn from available national guidelines and agencies, expert analyses, and international aid organizations.

decorative spacerLinking Migration, HIV/AIDS and Urban Food Security in Southern and Eastern Africa
Jonathan Crush, Bruce Frayne, Miriam Grant. The Regional Network on HIV/AIDS, Livelihoods and Food Security; International Food Policy Research Institute; Southern African Migration Project; June 2006. [PDF 495K]
decorative spacerIncorporating HIV/AIDS Considerations into Food Security and Livelihood Projects
The Food and Agricultral Organization, UN, 2003.
decorative spacerThe Impact of HIV/AIDS on Food Security
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), May 10, 2001. Report prepared for the 27th Session of the Committee on World Food Security, Rome, May 28 through June 1, 2001. See also from FAO: Food Security and HIV/AIDS: An Update Report prepared for the 29th Session of the Committee on World Food Security, Rome, May 12-16, 2003; AIDS: A Threat to Rural Africa Briefing paper, January 2001; AIDS and Agriculture in Africa: Can Agricultural Policy Make a Difference?, April 2000; Agriculture and HIV/AIDS: An FAO Perspective April 2000; The Implications of HIV/AIDS for Rural Development Policy and Programming: Focus on Sub-Saharan Africa July 1998
Conference Reports and Proceedings
decorative spacerTwenty-Third Regional Conference for Africa: HIV/AIDS and the Food Crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa, March 1-5, 2004.
Center for Institutional Reform and the Informal Sector, January, 29, 2003.
Research Summaries
decorative spacerHIV/AIDS and Humanitarian Action
Paul Harvey. Humanitarian Policy Group, Overseas Development Institute, April 2004. [PDF, 354K]
Online Books and Chapters
decorative spacerAIDS, Poverty, and Hunger: Challenges and Responses
Stuart Gillespie, ed. International Food Policy Research Institute. Highlights of the International Conference on HIV/AIDS and Food and Nutrition Security: From Evidence to Action, in Durban, South Africa, April 14-16, 2005.
Program Management Materials
decorative spacerFood Security, Livelihoods & HIV/AIDS: A Guide to the Linkages, Measurement & Programming Implications
Michael O'Donnell. Save the Children UK, August 2004. [PDF, 382K]
decorative spacerPocketbook on Integrating HIV/AIDS Considerations into Food Security and Livelihoods Projects
Food and Agricultural Organization, UN, 2003.
decorative spacerDevelopment Gateway Food Security
The Development Gateway is an independent not-for-profit organization conceived by World Bank President James Wolfensohn and initially developed in the World Bank to enhance in-country development.
decorative spacerFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
(FAO) Provides assistance and analyzes and disseminates information related to international food and agriculture issues, including a section on HIV/AIDS, food security, and nutrition at the household level.
decorative spacerInternational Food Policy Research Institute: HIV/AIDS and Food Security
Established to help developing countries devise appropriate policies to reduce hunger and malnutrition. Includes numerous resources on the topic of HIV and food security. Publications in English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese.