ZEF - Center for Development Research, University of Bonn, eNEWS 04/2020, May 13, 2020

Our fourth special e-newsletter informs you about our latest online
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ZEF Policy Brief No 34
How water, sanitation and agriculture can improve health and nutrition

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ZEF Policy Brief No 33
The Covid-19 pandemic crisis and poor people's struggle for survival

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ZEF Policy Brief No 32
Towards near real-time food security monitoring

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India grounded: Covid-19 poses gigantic challenges
Part 2: Mountains of concern and apprehension: Covid-19 in India's Himalayan region.
Author is ZEF junior researcher Namrata Rawat.


India grounded: Covid-19 poses gigantic challenges
Part 1: Covid-19 seems to reveal India’s weak spots.
In this Blog post you can read about the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic in India, its health system or social distancing. 
Author is ZEF junior researcher Namrata Rawat.

[Photo by Till Ludwig]

Gender inequalities show and deepen in times of pandemic
In this blog post you can read about the situation of women in the Global South, where severe inequalities are often part of their daily lives. The Authors are Dennis Avilés-Irahola, Tina Beuchelt, Christine Schmitt, Sarah Nischalke, Eva Youkhana and Franziska Geiger. All authors are members of the Gender Group at ZEF.  

COVID-19 hits Uganda: livelihood impacts and mitigation measures scrutinized
Blog post by Dorothy Birungi Namuyiga (junior researcher at the Right Livelihood College (RLC) Campus Bonn at ZEF) and her colleague Teddy T. Nakanwagi (PhD candidate at CAES, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda) about the impact of COVID-19 on Uganda.

[Photo by New Vision Uganda ]

Language matters: Linguistic sensitivity and descriptions of the pandemic COVID-19
Blog post by Neeraj Mishra, ZEF alumnus and Ass. Prof. at the Indian Institute of Technology, Indore, on linguistic aspects of the pandemic.

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ZEF Podcast #1: A "One Health" Perspective on the Pandemic

ONLINE EVENT: Thursday, June 4. 1:30 - 2:30 pm
Topic: Diet and Gut Microbiome in the Brazilian Population
Speaker: Prof. Christian Hoffmann (University of São Paulo)

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