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The effects of HIV/AIDS on rural communities in East Africa: A 20-year perspective.

Abstract:

Much of the research on implications of the HIV epidemic for individual households and broader rural economies in the 1980s and early 1990s predicted progressive declines in agricultural production, with dire consequences for rural livelihoods. Restudies in Tanzania and Uganda show that from 1986 to the present, HIV and AIDS have sometimes thrown households into disarray and poverty, but more often have reduced development. The progressive and systematic decline predicted in earlier work has ...

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10.1111/j.1365-3156.2009.02458.x

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Janet Seeley More by this author
Stefan Dercon More by this author
Tony Barnett More by this author
Journal:
Tropical Medicine and International Health
Volume:
15
Issue:
3
Publication date:
2010
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uuid:cfe61134-7c7a-40fe-af60-eab32c30beac
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:14903
Language:
English

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