Webinar on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Food Systems in the Eastern and Southern African Region

  • 23rd April 2020
  • by secretary
15 April 2020. FANRPAN and the Graça Machel Trust (GMT) in conjunction with its African Women in Agribusiness Network, organised a Webinar o establish the effects of COVID-19 on food systems and agribusiness in the Eastern and Southern African (ESA) region.

  • Case study 1: Tanzania – Mr. Desmond Mushi: Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF)
  • Case study 2: South Africa – Dr. Sifiso Ntombela: National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC): Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture Measures for recovery and growth 
  • The ripple effect of COVID-19 on Agribusiness value chains – Sydney Kurai Zharare: DevPact: Establishing the effects of COVID-19 on agribusiness and food systems in Eastern and Southern African (ESA)
  • Experience sharing of African women in Agribusiness – Penny Ngategize: African Women in Agribusiness Network 
  • Ekemini Udoh: Africa Youth Networks Movement – Maureen Sumbwe: ZFAWIB
  • Policy implication of the COVID-19 pandemic in the context of food systems – Dr. Tshilidzi Madzivhandila, FANRPAN CEO and Head of Mission: RAPID Assessment of the Socio-Economic Impact of COVID-19