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COVID-19

Synonyms: 
coronavirus disease

COVID-19 is the infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus SARS-Cov-2, which had not been previously identified in humans.

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The pandemic triggered the aspiration among NRI’s to own a home back in India
28 November 2022
India

Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, an increasing number of Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) are investing in real estate properties in India.

24 September 2022
Mongolia

Seventy percent of land in Mongolia has succumbed to desertification. The land has also come under relentless pressure from overgrazing by 60 million head of livestock and extractive industries like mining. 

5 May 2022
Sub-Saharan Africa

Since its emergence more than two years ago, COVID-19 has reached nearly every corner of the globe. It has infected hundreds of millions of people, and overwhelmed health systems worldwide. But its impact goes beyond its direct health consequences.

17 January 2022
Global

In 2020, as Covid-19 spread rapidly across the cities where SDI is active, federations recognised the need for both urgent responses to the acute humanitarian crises facing their communities and longer-term strategies to engage with government and other stakeholders to address the prolonged effects of this global crisis.

EU Land Governance Capitalization Meeting
20 October 2021
Africa
Sudan
Burundi
Ethiopia
Kenya
Malawi
Uganda
Angola
Cameroon
Eswatini
Ghana
Guinea-Bissau
Côte d'Ivoire
Niger

With a total of 65 participants (37% women) from 14 countries (Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Malawi, Niger, Pakistan, Sudan and Uganda) the 10th and last Capitalization Meeting of the EU Land Governance Transversal Project, was virtually delivered due to COVID-19.

1 December 2020
Africa
Zimbabwe

For Zimbabwean organic farmer, Elizabeth Mpofu, access to healthy food is liberation.

Millions of people across the world go to bed hungry. Scores do not have access to nutritious food owing to an inequitable global food system focused on industrial mass food production. The food from this system is less nutritious, more expensive and less friendly to the environment.

7 April 2020
Africa
Zimbabwe
  • The social distance at the farms implies that farmers must limit the number of labour force-carrying an activity at a time. That means activity turnaround time is prolonged, increasing production costs putting pressure on cash flows.
  • Farmers are also expected to strengthen their worker hygiene and welfare procedures which can come at a cost.
9 November 2020
Africa
Zimbabwe

THE weather outlook is favourable to Zimbabwe’s efforts to increase food production but economic challenges, aggravated by the coronavirus (COVID-19), could adversely affect yields.

The rainfall outlook for the November 2020-January 2021 period points to a higher probability of above-normal rainfall, which according to experts points to conducive conditions for the 2021 cereal crops.

17 December 2020
Africa
Namibia

President Hage Geingob yesterday ignored questions regarding a report meant to direct the government on how to address the claims of ancestral land in Namibia.

The report published by the commission of inquiry into the claims of ancestral land for restitution was submitted to the President's Office in July this year.

Baringo, Kwale, Laikipia, Kitui, West Pokot and Lamu are among counties at risk of severe food shortages.
9 September 2021
Kenya

Nairobi. President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday declared the drought ravaging parts of the country a national disaster.

The declaration comes just a month after the National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) said an estimated 2.1 million Kenyans face acute food shortage and would be in urgent need of assistance in the coming six months.

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