Effective research during COVID-19 and other food system shocks: Here’s 10 tips
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the market, trade and supply chains limiting food accessibility and affordability. This has been felt hardest in low- and middle-income countriesalready facing food insecurity. With an additional 130 million people at risk of life-threateninghunger, research teams have swiftly begun studies to inform and assess responses to the global crisis.
High-quality evidence in times of shocks provides an essential foundation for effective and long-lasting response. Yet research and development organizations face multiple challenges in collecting data during crises, as seen now with extraordinary restrictions on movement and social interactions… Read the rest