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COVID-19 and the informalization of food vending in China by Taiyang Zhong and Steffanie Scott


COVID-19 and the wet market revolution in China by Taiyang Zhong and Jonathan Crush





The poor lose again: impact of Covid-19 on Africa by Jakkie Cilliers, Marius Oosthuizen, Stellah Kwasi, Kelly Alexander, TK Pooe, Kouassi Yeboua and Jonathan Moyer




COVID-19 and the future of informal sector work by Louise Fox and Landry Signé


The COVID-19 crisis: income support to informal workers by Laura Alfers,  Rachel Moussié and Jenna Harvey


Protecting informal economy workers in time of COVID-19 by Anders Gerdin and Alexandre Kolev





Including the informal economy in policy responses to COVID-19 by Gemechu Ayana Aga, Filip Jolevski and Silvia Muzi


Covid-19 spreads through Latin America’s markets by Dan Collyns, Joe Parkin Daniels, Dom Phillips and David Agren



COVID-19 and a ‘new deal’ for Asia’s informal workers by Changyong Rhee and Era Dabla-Norris


COVID-19 border policies, trade and economic pain by Antoine Bouët and David Laborde



COVID-19, tax breaks and the informal economy by Max Gallien and Vanessa van den Boogaard



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COVID–19 and the Global South by Jonathan Crush, Ann Fitz-Gerald, Hallelujah Lulie, Briony Jones, Anja Osei, Shirin Rai, and Rachel Robinson







Haiti’s gendered internal food economy in the COVID-19 era by Jennifer Vansteenkiste and Widley Presendieu














Mozambique’s response to COVID-19: Challenges and questions by Miguel Angel Jimenez and Egas Daniel















Why gender matters in COVID-19 responses by Agnes Quisumbing, Neha Kumar, Ruth Meinzen-Dick and Claudia Ringler




A very broken food system by Jennifer Clapp


Preventing a COVID-19 food crisis by Carmen Reinhart and Rob Subbaraman



COVID-19 Food Price Monitor and warning signs of stress in local markets by Maule Hernandez, Soonho Kim, Brendan Rice and Rob Vos



A pandemic of hunger by Esther Ngumbi


COVID-19 is a health crisis and a looming food catastrophe by Wandile Sihlobo and Tinashe Kapuya





Covid-19, food security and emergency aid in Brazil by Stéphane Guéneau and Catia Grisa


COVID-19, the Caribbean crisis by Diether W. Beuermann, Laura Giles Álvarez, Bridget Hoffmann and Diego Vera-Cossio



Latin America and the Caribbean in the time of COVID-19 by Federico Bonaglia and Sebastian Nieto Parra



Effects of COVID-19 on employment in Latin America and the Caribbean by Álvaro Altamirano Montoya, Oliver Azuara and Stephanie González Rubio



COVID-19 and Argentine agriculture by Juan Manuel Villulla



Why gender-sensitive social protection is critical to the COVID-19 response by Melissa Hidrobo, Neha Kumar, Tai Palermo, Amber Peterman and Shalini Roy




Covid-19 in Africa: Navigating short and long term strategies by Marlous van Waijenburg and Ewout Frankema




Government COVID-19 guidelines gamble on the lives of migrant agricultural workers by C. Susana Caxaj, Amy Cohen, Carlos Colindres, Natalie Drolet,  Jenna L. Hennebry and Janet McLaughlin












Containing COVID19 impacts on Indian agriculture by Peter Carberry and Arabinda Kumar Padhee



Lockdowns threaten children’s nutrition: Why extra care is needed by Coretta Jonah, Julian May and Winnie Sambu








Hidden hunger and the COVID-19 pandemic by Saskia Osendarp, Aynsley Morris and Reed Atkin











The hidden cost of a pandemic by Niharika Yadav and Deepanshu Mohan




How COVID-19 may disrupt food supply chains in developing countries by Thomas Reardon, Marc F. Bellemare and David Zilberman


Coronavirus threat looms large for low-income cities by Eric Fèvre and Cecilia Tacoli