HIV/AIDS and Food Security|Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

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FAO's mandate to improve nutrition and food security, sustainable agriculture and rural development has lead it to work on developing a comprehensive HIV and AIDS strategy for the agriculture sector. FAO's efforts in policy development, advocacy, training and capacity-building relating to HIV and AIDS focus on mitigating the impact of and preventing HIV and AIDS. It monitors the impact of HIV and AIDS on food security and supports member countries in their efforts to prevent the worsening of the epidemic and to mitigate its negative effects on food security and nutrition. All of its technical departments, as well as some regional and sub-regional offices are developing relevant activities in their own areas of work. In the 'HIV and Food Security' website, the 'Responses' section includes a page on mainstreaming HIV and AIDS, with useful links: http://www.fao.org/hivaids/responses/mainstream_en.htm