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It has been a while since you received news from ZEF - due to the well-known, challenging Covid-19-induced circumstances impacting us all.
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Coffee, cash crops and circularity

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How are human, animal and environmental health related and which role does this play in the current global health crisis?
Our "One Health" expert Timo Falkenberg explains how and why the Corona Virus pandemic highlights the need for a ‘One Health’ approach to pandemics.

In the blog post Beyond the curfew: COVID-19’s impact on Colombia you can read about the devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on a country in the Global South with poor public health institutions.
The piece was written by ZEF researchers Eva Youkhana, Emilia Schmidt and Alejandro Mora Motta, who just returned from a cut-short research stay in Colombia.
In the article COVID-19: Impacts on food trade - Is global food security at risk? ZEF-researchers Lukas Kornher and Tekalign Sakketa analyze the possible impacts of the current crisis on global food security.
Interview with Prof. von Braun (in German) in his capacity as President of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences on the occasion of the Academy's call for fairer global response to the COVID19 Pandemic

ONLINE EVENT: Thursday, April 16. 1:30 - 2:30pm
Topic: Extreme weather events and income inequality in the Sahel region
Speaker: Alisher Mirzabaev (ZEF Senior researcher)

ONLINE EVENT: Thursday, April 23. 1:30 - 2:30pm
Topic: Water, Sanitation and Agriculture Linkages with Health and Nutrition Improvement
Speaker: Nicolas Gerber (ZEF Senior researcher)

Please find the link to each online event on our ZEF Website on the day prior to the event
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