Health illiteracy haunts the COVID-19 response in most of the Western democracies. Health illiteracy is defined as the inability to comprehend and use medical information that can affect access to and use of the health-care system. Conversely, health literacy refers

FAO Investment Centre Director Mohamed Manssouri speaks about the impacts of COVID-19 on investment in agriculture and smallholder farmers, illustrating what his organization is currently implementing to offset these impacts. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented disruption to our agriculture and

The global onset of COVID-19 has drastically affected all of us — through the fabric of our daily lives, and also through its reverberations in economic systems on local and global scales. Green, innovative, agile and scalable solutions are being

According to the 2020 Global Report on Food Crises, the number of people experiencing acute food insecurity reached a record high of 135 million in 2019, up from 108 million in 2016. And this trend is expected to increase dramatically

Water touches everything and this pandemic is no exception. Safe water and improved sanitation at home are more than a convenience. They can save lives. There are significant ramifications on the health and survival of households particularly in impoverished communities

Combined with climate change, pandemics threaten to slow down or reverse progress in gender equality, further threatening food, income, and nutrition security. COVID-19 is intensifying climate change impacts, adding extra pressure to food systems, livelihoods, and health. Women are especially affected by this added

The Covid-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented health and economic crisis, holding at the same time profound lessons that can help us set a new global equilibrium if we make sustainability core to our planning for the reboot. It may appear

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