Reduce Rural Poverty


1 May 2020 - COVID-19 continues its rapid spread around the world, presenting a global health emergency and potential major economic and labour market shocks worldwide. Countries, without exception, are taking unprecedented measures to mitigate the human and economic toll of the disease
24/04/2020 - The coronavirus pandemic has triggered movement restrictions all over the world.
The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting not only food trade, food supply chains and markets but also people’s lives, livelihoods and nutrition. This collection of policy briefs presents a qualitative and quantitative assessment of the pandemic’s impacts on these areas. Briefs are released on a day-to-day basis. Please check back frequently for...
In countries whose medical systems are under-resourced, the health crisis could be compounded by a hunger crisis and lost livelihoods unless we act now to help
Fall Armyworm (FAW) (Spodoptera frugiperda), is an insect pest affecting more than 80 plant species, causing damage to economically important cultivated cereals such as maize, rice, sorghum, as well as vegetable crops and cotton. It is native to tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas. It is the larval stage...