Covid-19 Dossier

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Health

We need a transformative change in the global approach to deal with infectious diseases, experts say. Otherwise, future pandemics will spread more rapidly, do more damage to the world economy and kill more people than…

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Food security

Acute food insecurity levels are reaching new highs globally, 16 countries are at high risk of rising levels of acute hunger. Four areas are particularly vulnerable.

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Environment

Although global emissions decreased significantly due to the restrictions enforced during the first wave of Corona, the impact on CO2 concentration in the atmosphere is small. Structural and transformational changes in…

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Health

While the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic reminds the global community of the importance of an holistic approach to ensure the health of people, livestock and the environment, ILRI launched its One Health Centre in Africa.

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Agriculture

The coronavirus has severely affected the lives of people who survive on hand to mouth all over the world, especially in countries where entire communities live this way. In Burkina Faso, agricultural and livestock…

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Poverty reduction

The pandemic and global recession may cause over 1.4 per cent of the world’s population to fall into extreme poverty, according to the World Bank.

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Food security

The world is not on track to achieve the second Sustainable Development Goal – Zero Hunger. At the current pace, approximately 37 countries will fail even to reach low levels of hunger by 2030. This is demonstrated by…

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Livestock

Livestock diseases that affect smallholders in resource-poor settings receive little attention. The COVID-19 pandemic has made apparent the considerable return to sustained investment in research for their prevention.

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Health

The COVID-19 pandemic threatens hard-won gains in health and education over the past decade, especially in the poorest countries, a new World Bank Group analysis finds. Investments in human capital – the knowledge,…

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Tourism

27 September is World Tourism Day: Tourism empowers rural communities, providing jobs and opportunity, most notably for women and youth.

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