Covid-19 Dossier

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Development policy

A new database by FAO maps current official decisions being taken around the world to mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on food and agricultural systems.

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Health

Experts from FAO analyse how the emerging COVID-19 pandemic affects agricultural markets – both on the supply and the demand side.

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Health

This year, everyone on the planet was plunged into a brave new world, as the coronavirus pandemic swept the globe in a matter of weeks. An ally in the battle to contain this and future epidemics could come, not from…

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Health

Livelihoods in developing countries are being threatened by the social and economic crisis triggered by COVID-19. Especially in the Central Sahel, where millions are food insecure, the situation is extremely worrying.

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Health

UN warns that failing to help vulnerable countries fight the coronavirus now could place millions at risk; and launches a global humanitarian response plan to fight COVID-19 in 51 countries across South America, Africa,…

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Health

Africa is also becoming increasingly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa called COVID-19 one of the biggest health challenges Africa has…

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Health

Many countries on the African continent have now also become affected by Coronavirus. The WHO recommends focussing on containment; efforts are underway to trace people who may have come into contact with those confirmed…

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