HCP’s Gareth Haysom comments on the relationship between COVID-19, hunger and violence in Cape Town, South Africa
HCP’s Gareth Haysom comments on the relationship between COVID-19, hunger and violence in Cape Town, South Africa https://boasblogs.org/witnessingcorona/when-slow-violence-collides-with-visceral-hunger/
The research brief titled “From wet markets to online purchase: Food shopping patterns during COVID-19 in Wuhan and Nanjing, China” examines the changes in food shopping patterns since the COVID-19 outbreak and compares the major food accessing channels.
The research brief titled “Food security challenges in Chinese cities during the COVID-19 pandemic” summarizes some of the key results of the online survey conducted in March 2020. It highlights the food insecurity in Wuhan and Nanjing because of COVID-19.
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 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. 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, 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.
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?