|Transcending Boundaries to Improve the Food Security of HIV-affected Households in Rural Uganda: A Case Study|
AUTHOR: K. Coon et al.
This Horizons report provides a case study of a process to bring key technical sectors together with communities in a partnership for reducing food insecurity among HIV-affected households in Tororo, Uganda. The Partners for Food Security (PAFOSE) project aimed to identify and promote ways to improve food security using approaches that integrate knowledge of HIV/AIDS, gender, nutrition, and agricultural extension. One of the key findings was that men and women are willing to change negative gender-related attitudes and behaviors when they understand, in terms that relate directly to their own experience, how gender inequality perpetuates household food insecurity.
Article can be accessed on-line here in PDF format.
To view PDF documents you will need to download and install Adobe Acrobat Reader. The program is available for free through the Adobe website, download here. More help is available on PDF documents and Adobe Acrobat Reader here.