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Monday, June 15, 2020 - 12:00pm
The spread of the Covid-19 virus is testing the health and economic systems of individual countries and the world as a whole. The standard response ‘toolkit’ is mainly aimed at containing the spread of the virus, and focuses less on the short- and medium-term economic and social measures required to address the needs of people in or near poverty. Across developing countries, there are growing concerns about the impact that the pandemic and the... More
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 10:00am
COVID-19 has through its unrelenting spread over the past months, affected millions around the world. Besides unprecedented governments measures through social and public health systems to contain the extensive illness and death tragedies, we are seeing damages to vast sectors of industries that are pillars to trade and economy of most countries, such as food and supply chains, jobs, commerce, education, tourism and etc. This webinar series is... More
Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
COVID-19 has dramatically changed business as we know it, especially for agricultural entrepreneurs. Join Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation Director Laura Harwig in a discussion with three of our partners about their experiences adapting to the pandemic and what it means for the future of their respective businesses. As part of this discussion, Partnering for Innovation will share highlights from its recent survey capturing the impact of... More
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 (All day) to Thursday, July 2, 2020 (All day)
This year’s Academy Week will bring together a community of researchers, practitioners, and policymakers from across the world working at the intersection of agriculture, nutrition and health to foster knowledge exchange, innovation, and learning, touching on COVID-19's impacts on our shared work. In order to strike a balance between maximizing content across time zones but not overloading presenters or participants, the Learning Labs and... More
Tuesday, July 21, 2020 (All day) to Thursday, July 23, 2020 (All day)
Entebbe, Uganda
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), in partnership with the Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel (CILSS) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), is organizing The Horn of Africa and Sahel Knowledge Share Fair: Promoting innovation to build resilience against climate shocks. The event will take place from 21 to 23 July 2020 in Entebbe, Uganda. In many parts of the Horn... More