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COVID-19: Emerging problems and potential country-level responses

Event Details
Date: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 9:00am
Location: 
Online
Time Zone
ET

About the Event

COVID-19 is creating a range of new challenges for economic growth and social well being. IFPRI’s experts look at what to expect, and how developing countries can respond in ways that promote food security, nutrition, and greater equity.

Introduction

  • Johan Swinnen, Director General, IFPRI

Rapid Fire Presentations

  • COVID-19 and the economic impact on Egypt: Clemens Breisinger, Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI
  • COVID-19 and nutrition crisis: Derek Headey, Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI
  • COVID-19 and agricultural value chains in Ethiopia: Bart Minten, Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI
  • COVID-19 and informal food traders in Africa -- government responses and citizen compliance: Danielle Resnick, Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI
  • COVID-19 and gender-sensitive social protection: Shalini Roy, Research Fellow, IFPRI

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