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(APRA, Future Agricultures Consortium, 2020-09-01)Given the ravaging effects of the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide, this study seeks to estimate its likely impact on food systems and livelihoods in Malawi. This briefing note is based on our stratified random sample of 114 ...
(International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), 2020-12-22)The COVID-19 pandemic has wrought a global socio-economic crisis with profound implications for the well-being of individuals, households and communities. It has further deepened existing social inequalities and the ...
(ODI, 2020-10-20)COVID-19 is taking its toll on Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). To date, there have been 1.2 million infections and about 30,000 deaths on the continent. The pandemic has widely repressed mobility, disrupted economic ...
(South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), 2020-12-17)Countries across the world have deployed macroeconomic policies to address the negative economic implications of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown measures. However, these policies can have different outcomes ...
(South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), 2020-12-18)This brief assesses the policy responses to COVID-19 among low-income countries (LICs) in Africa. While LICs have adopted expansionary fiscal and monetary policies in the face of economic lockdown, as well as other mitigation ...