Covid-19 Dossier

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Food security

Schools had closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, depriving millions of children of their only nutritious meal of the day.

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Food systems

In early 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic began to spread across the globe, many countries implemented dramatic contact, travel, and/or trade restrictions, including curfews or even complete lockdowns. In order to assess…

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Health

New COVID variants have been detected In several African countries, and in all these countries, the pandemic is spreading faster in the second wave than in the first one. Now, Africa is getting ready to roll out COVID-19…

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Fisheries

Fisheries and aquaculture production have been disrupted, supply chains have been interrupted and consumer spending restricted by various lockdowns. This significantly impacts developing countries, especially those with…

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Food security

Optimised on-farm grain storage boosts food security in sub-Saharan Africa, as the Swiss ETH Zurich study in Kenya during the COVID-19 pandemic shows.

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Agribusiness

The Covid-19 pandemic had a considerable impact on global supply chains and the provision of food, especially in the countries of the Global South. At the GFFA 2021, a panel of experts discussed the challenges which…

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Health

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a widespread and severe impact on some of the world’s poorest people, according to international research conducted by the Alliance2015, of which Helvetas is one partner. The study…

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One Health

How do diseases spread from wildlife to humans? What can be done to limit the risks and the impact on society? A white paper suggests ways of preventing and detecting diseases, and taking rapid action if necessary.

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Food security

The newly launched Food Coalition aims to build a global alliance with a network of national governments, international organisations, thought leaders, civil societies and the private sector working together for a…

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One Health

On the occasion of the World Health Summit last October, Germany’s Development Minister Gerd Mueller announced the creation of a new One Health area within his Ministry.

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