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HCP publishes research brief No.2 on COVID-19 and food security

HCP publishes research brief No.2 on COVID-19 and food security. The research brief titled “Mobility control and urban food policy responses to COVID-19 in China” is co-authored by Taiyang Zhong, Zhenzhong Si and Jonathan Crush. It assesses the effectiveness of pre-existing contingency plans and the development of emergency food policies in Wuhan and Nanjing during…

HCP publishes its first research brief on COVID-19 and food security

HCP publishes Research Brief No.1 on COVID-19 and food security research. The research brief authored by Jonathan Crush and Zhenzhong Si is titled No.1 COVID-19 Containment and Food Security in the Global South. It points out that an effective and sustainable global response to the COVID-19 (and any further) viral pandemics must ensure that food security…

HCP publishes report on inclusive growth and informal food vending in Nairobi, Kenya

HCP publishes report on inclusive growth and informal food vending in Nairobi, Kenya. The report demonstrates that the informal food sector makes food more accessible and affordable in low-income areas and to food-insecure households in Nairobi. It is also a major source of employment and income for the vendors involved.

HCP’s Jonathan Crush participates in webinar on COVD-19 and the Global South as part of the new online Global Insights Series at the Balsillie School of International Affairs

HCP’s Jonathan Crush participates in webinar on COVD-19 and the Global South as part of the new online Global Insights Series at the Balsillie School of International Affairs.  He comments on such issues as the under-detection of infections in the Global South, the impact of the pandemic in the North on remittances and food security…

Former QES-AS post-doctoral scholar, Graeme Young, comments on the impacts of COVID-19 lockdown

Former QES-AS post-doctoral scholar, Graeme Young, comments on the impacts of COVID-19 lockdown, especially on people who are making a living in informal economy. See the blog here.

HCP publishes report with IIHS on inclusive growth and the informal food sector in Bangalore, India

HCP publishes report with IIHS on inclusive growth and the informal food sector in Bangalore, India.

Zhenzhong Si publishes blogs about wet markets, food provisioning and COVID-19 in China

Zhenzhong Si from the Hungry Cities Partnership publishes two blogs about wet markets, food provisioning and COVID-19 in China: Lessons from China: Ensuring no one goes hungry during coronavirus lockdowns Is it fair to blame unsanitary wet market conditions in China for the coronavirus outbreak?

BSIA Provides Update on the HCP COVID-19 and Food Security Project

BSIA Provides Update on the HCP COVID-19 and Food Security Project More information about the project could be found here.

Jonathan Crush publishes a blog on Hungry Cities website to discuss whether COVID-19 will keep out of Africa

Jonathan Crush publishes a blog on Hungry Cities website to discuss whether COVID-19 will keep out of Africa. The blog could be accessed here.

Lessons from Wuhan? The Politics of “Intelligence Failures”

Simon Dalby* April 1, 2020 As the early history of the missteps in China last December, and the failure of the disease reporting system there to generate the necessary warnings of a new virus in a timely way, becomes clearer, the larger implications of the entanglement of expertise and political expedience are once again revealed.…