Covid-19 Dossier

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Health

Swift solutions with a sustainable impact – this maxim applies more than ever in combating the coronavirus pandemic. In order to check the spread of the virus, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit…

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In a large number of countries, the impacts of the Corona pandemic are not only going to dramatically worsen the health and food supply situation but will also result in severe income and job losses. In particular, the…

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Employment

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) estimates that COVID-19 pandemic risks food insecurity and nutrition of 50 million people between June and August 2020. The pandemic adds to other threats including…

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Employment

Ongoing restrictions on transport and freedom of movement are causing disruptions across the agricultural value chain – with a potentially devastating impact on already fragile food systems in Latin America, sub-Saharan…

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Employment

The COVID-19 pandemic also represents a considerable challenge for the NGO sector. While the spread of the disease has to be checked, existing programmes need to be continued as far as possible. In this respect, Plan…

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Food systems

What is required to make food systems provide sufficient, healthy food while not harming the planet? How should food security be maintained given the threat posed by climate change? Our authors look at some aspects of…

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Development policy

The spread of COVID-19, and the range of policy responses to contain the pandemic, exert wide-ranging effects on agri-food systems and livelihoods. The ‘COVID-19 Policy Response (CPR) Portal’ of the International Food…

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Food systems

The COVID-19 pandemic has struck the world with a vengeance. The current pandemic isn’t only a pressing issue for public health systems. The measures taken by authorities to contain the uncontrolled spread of the virus…

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Fisheries

Fish consumption is poised to increase further in the decade ahead, while aquaculture’s expansion will continue states this report.

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Health

COVID-19 continues to spread in Africa since the virus was first detected on the continent in mid-February 2020, WHO warns. Just ten countries currently account for nearly 80 per cent of all the cases.

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