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BENIN: Conference: Mitigating the impacts of HIV/AIDS on Agriculture, Africa Rice Centre, 1 to 4 October

JOHANNESBURG, 1 October 2007 (PlusNews) - The goal of the conference is to provide a platform for exchange, sharing of knowledge and learning about best practices/technologies for mitigating the agricultural, food security and nutritional impacts of HIV/AIDS on rural communities in West Africa. Objectives include building and strengthening partnerships for learning/research; exploring ways to provide short-term relief and strategies for scaling up promising pilot projects on HIV/AIDS, agriculture, food security and nutrition; and enhancing information sharing.

For more information, go to www.warda.org


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