HIV/AIDS and Environment: A Manual for Conservation Organizations on Impacts and Responses
Produced by World Wildlife Fund and the Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group, this manual aims to raise awareness of the links between HIV/AIDS and the environment, and provide guidance to conservation organizations on actions they can take to reduce the impacts on their organizations, the local communities they partner with, and the environment. The HIV/AIDS epidemic is having serious impacts on biodiversity conservation and natural resource management, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. In light of these impacts, this manual is designed to help conservation organizations plan and take action to protect staff, the communities in which they work, and the natural resources and biodiversity they aim to conserve. Suggested interventions include workplace actions, training strategies, community actions and scaling up responses among the broader conservation community.