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Life for Smallholders during COVID-19

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Researchers in Agriculture for International Development
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About the webinar
Smallholders are particularly affected by COVID-19 knock-on effects over agriculture. The pandemic has required them to adapt significantly.

This panel discussion will cover the challenges smallholder farmers face due to COVID-19 and how they have adapted to meet these challenges.

Panelists include:

  • George Chapman, from the RAID committee and co-author of the ACIAR COVID-19 ‘Rapid Assessment’ report.
  • Dr. Nguyen Thi Duong Nga from the Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA).
  • Vyta W. Hanifah from the Indonesian Centre for Agricultural Technology Assessment and Development (ICATAD).
  • Dr. Jonathan Newby from the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) based in Lao PDR.

Facilitator: Jack Hetherington, RAID committee/Centre for Global Food and Resources (GFAR) at the University of Adelaide.

Focus Region:
Asia and the Pacific
Focus Topic:
Agricultural Value Chains / Agri-Businesses
Gender / Youth / Social Inclusion
Health & Diseases