GAIN and partners, including the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Business Network (co-convened by the World Food Programme (WFP)), undertook a survey of food system SMEs in Nigeria in October/November 2020, aiming to assess the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and associated control measures on their businesses and their support needs.
GAIN and partners, including the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Business Network (co-convened by the World Food Programme (WFP)), undertook a survey of food system SMEs in Rwanda in October/November 2020, aiming to assess the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and associated control measures on their businesses and their support needs.
The COVID-19 pandemic and its second wave have continued to negatively impact the livelihoods and threaten the food security and nutrition (FSN) of many households in Kenya. In response to mitigate these impacts, the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) developed the Keeping Food Markets Working (KFMW) programme to provide targeted support to help sustain core food systems, workers and markets during the COVID-19 emergency.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is disrupting the world as we know it, with a heavy toll on human lives and economic activities. Its rapid global spread is threatening to affect millions of people already made vulnerable by food insecurity, malnutrition and the effects of conflict and other disasters.
This qualitative thematic analysis provides recommendations for planning, designing, delivering, and evaluating training programs that intentionally incorporate social and behavior change communication media interventions.
This report examines prior research on food safety-related topics using ethnographic and related methods, then uses the results to glean insights for the design of EatSafe research and intervention activities.
The UN Food Systems Summit, UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) and Tokyo Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Summit will take place towards the end of 2021. All three events are key milestones on the road to recovery from the devastating impacts of the COVID 19 pandemic on food security and nutrition. The summits are also key moments to mobilize support for and prioritization of staple food fortification as a no-regrets, gamechanging intervention to fight disease and poverty among the world’s most vulnerable communities.
For millions of children in Eastern and Southern Africa and South Asia, current diets do not contain enough nutrients for proper growth and development. This is a tragedy. New evidence has recently been published that sheds light on the nutrient gaps experienced by young children in 14 countries in these regions and examines which foods might be affordably used to fill them. This briefing paper highlights the key findings from this research.
This Situation Report—the fifth in a series—finds that COVID-19-related control measures continue to have an impact on food systems in 10 countries where GAIN works: Bangladesh, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda and Tanzania.
This report highlights the multiple and complex factors involved in mitigating foodborne zoonoses in animal source foods sold at traditional markets in resource-poor settings.