Strong economic growth in Bangladesh in recent years has led to positive development outcomes across all areas. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected every sector of the country. The COVID-19 pandemic and associated market disruptions could reverse two decades of steady progress and threaten food and nutritional security and employment opportunities for millions of people in the country. There is an apparent demand for effective interventions for the agricultural sector's recovery and resilience.
Leveraging the significant resources CGIAR has within target countries, researchers working through the CGIAR COVID-19 Hub are engaging with governments and other national partners in Bangladesh and elsewhere to respond to country demands for innovative and evidence-based solutions for emergency response and recovery.
CGIAR COVID-19 Hub research priorities:
Expected research outputs:
Learn more about CGIAR COVID-19 Hub work in Bangladesh.
Learn more about CGIAR COVID-19 Hub work in other focus countries:
 Amjath-Babu, T.S., Krupnik, T.J., Thilsted, S.H. et al. Key indicators for monitoring food system disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic: Insights from Bangladesh towards effective response. Food Sec. 12, 761–768 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12571-020-01083-2
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