IFAD Strategy Paper on HIV/AIDS for East and Southern Africa - October 2001

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This document was prepared by Dr Daphne Topouzis, Consultant, with Ms Miriam Okong'o, IFAD Programme Officer and Focal Point for HIV/AIDS, and Mr Joseph Tumushabe, Consultant. Fieldwork for this paper was carried out in Uganda and Zambia, where the team received valuable support from government counterparts, from project staff (principally the District Development Support Programme and the Vegetable Oil Development Project in Uganda; and the Southern Province Household Food Security Programme and the Smallholders Enterprise and Marketing Programme in Zambia), and from various donors, United Nations and non-governmental organizations personnel.

Special thanks for their support and helpful comments on an early draft of this paper are due to Mr Gary Howe, Director of the East and Southern Africa Division, IFAD; to Ms Marian Bradley and Mr Joseph Yayock, Country Portfolio Managers, IFAD; and to the Technical Advisory Division of IFAD.

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