Covid-19

Through an international study, European NGOs, including Helvetas, have investigated the long-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on developing countries. The majority of already disadvantaged families have still not…

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Covid-19

The onset of the Covid-19 pandemic triggered a severe loss of life, tipped millions into extreme poverty, dented investment prospects, and inflicted lasting scars on human capital through learning and job losses. In…

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While the government response to the impacts of the corona pandemic alleviated the worst immediate economic impacts of the crisis, it also exacerbated a number of economic fragilities. Referring to analyses of this…

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Covid-19

For what is now nearly three years, the Covid-19 pandemic has had a firm grip on people’s lives world-wide. Carla Drysdale, Media Officer and Spokesperson of the World Health Organization (WHO), reports on how important…

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Covid-19

Research by IFPRI on the impacts of Covid-19 regarding global food security suggest that the poor are disproportionately affected. Furthermore, the pandemic appears to have pushed more people into poverty in rural than…

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Covid-19

To understand the impacts of Covid-19 on the most vulnerable people in a selection of their partner countries, Alliance2015 members interviewed some of the poorest households in selected countries in late 2020 and early…

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The corona pandemic is fuelling the vicious circle of poverty, hunger and exploitation which millions of children had already been exposed to before the first lockdown was imposed. Our author shows what we know (and what…

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The importance of maintaining functioning food markets in the face of global food supply chain vulnerability and disruption has brought new attention to markets that support local and territorial food systems. Drawing on…

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Covid-19

When the Covid-19 pandemic threatened the livelihoods of billions of people world-wide, Nepal was no exception. Cash-based assistance proved to be affective in helping one of the most socially excluded communities…

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The Covid-19 pandemic dealt the tourist industry a devastating blow, although it has been showing clear signs of recovery this year. Furthermore, changes in tourist behaviour are opening up new opportunities for the…

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