How Covid-19 has affected the food diversification agenda in Zambia
The COVID-19 pandemic has had major health and economic impacts globally. Zambia has not been spared as the number of positive COVID-19 cases has continued to soar giving rise to uncertainties in all sectors of the economy. The economic effects of the pandemic have been dire, owing to the global recession which has extended to Zambia as well.
The study explores the impact of COVID-19 on the food diversification agenda.
Agency and advocacy in the food systems of the majority
Interventions to improve the sustainability and nutrition of food can be misdirected when based on assumptions about people’s priorities and level of knowledge. When citizens have the capacity to act on their own priorities — in other words when they have agency — there is the potential to achieve better and more durable outcomes.