Title page for ETD etd-04132004-125238

Type of Document Major Paper
Author Barany, Marc Edwin
Author's Email Address mbarany@vt.edu,marcbarany@hotmail.com
URN etd-04132004-125238
Title Non-Timber Forest Products in the Livelihood and Coping Strategies of Households and Communities Afflicted by HIV/AIDS
Degree Master of Forestry
Department Wood Science and Forest Products
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Hammett, Alfred L. Tom Committee Chair
Good, Charles M. Jr. Committee Member
Moore, Keith M. Committee Member
  • nutrition
  • Africa
  • non-timber
  • natural resources
  • forestry
  • non-wood
  • forest products
  • conservation
  • tropical
  • forests
  • woodlands
  • medicinal
Date of Defense 2003-10-20
Availability unrestricted
This paper argues that natural resources, specifically non-timber forest products (i.e., medicinal plants, wild foods, artesinal materials, etc.) play an integral part in household and community responses to the biophysical and socio-economic impacts of HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. Based on previous analyses of HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa, and analyses of non-timber forest products in the context of rural livelihoods, a theoretical framework for analysis of non-timber forest products in the context of HIV/AIDS is presented. Potential interactions between household/community responses to HIV/AIDS and natural resources are explored and their implications for multisectoral interventions are discussed.
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