Corona (Covid-19) virus - Update

The MSM Board has taken additional measures to limit the spread of the Corona (Covid-19) virus, in alignment with the measures announced by the Dutch Government.

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MSM Covid-19 updates

Food Security Initiative: The importance of effective food platforms
24-06-2020

Effective food platforms can improve the balance of supply and demand and reduce food insecurity in the first place. Too often there can be food surplus in one part of a country causing farmers massive losses as prices collapse

Iniciativa de Seguridad Alimentaria: La importancia de unas plataformas alimentarias eficaces
24-06-2020

Unas plataformas alimentarias eficaces pueden mejorar el equilibrio entre la oferta y la demanda y, en primer lugar, reducir la inseguridad alimentaria.

Food Security Initiative: Emergency Food Flows
18-06-2020

Covid-19 has the potential to bring many people into a food emergency crisis and this is the case. An estimated 94 million people across 29 countries will need urgent humanitarian food assistance as result of Covid-19.

Iniciativa de Seguridad Alimentaria: Corrientes de alimentos de emergencia
18-06-2020

Covid-19 tiene el potencial de llevar a muchas personas a una crisis alimentaria de emergencia y este es el caso. Unos 94 millones de personas en los 29 países necesitarán asistencia alimentaria humanitaria urgente como resultado de Covid-19.

Food Security Initiative: Sustaining Food Flows
11-06-2020

Sustaining food flows and preventing a global food crisis is of high importance during the Covid-19 pandemic or any global crisis. In these difficult times where an economic crisis is luring in the back, food security is a key concern for governments

Iniciativa de Seguridad Alimentaria: Mantenimiento de las corrientes de alimentos
11-06-2020

El mantenimiento de las corrientes de alimentos y la prevención de una crisis alimentaria mundial revisten gran importancia durante la pandemia de Covid-19 o cualquier crisis mundial. En estos tiempos difíciles en los que se avecina una crisis económ

Food Security Initiative: Governmental financial stimulus packages in emerging markets
02-06-2020

Covid-19 has a devastating impact on economies and we have seen governments scramble to save economies. A debate about whether saving the economy or saving lives has emerged and many are calling for a balance between the two.

Iniciativa de Seguridad Alimentaria: Planes gubernamentales de estímulo financiero
02-06-2020

Cada país trata de manera diferente de ayudar a su población. Para algunos países es un hecho que el gobierno invertirá grandes cantidades para mantener la economía en marcha y evitar que las personas pierdan sus empleos o se encuentren en dificultad

September 2020 and special January 2021 intake
20-05-2020

These insecure times ask for adaptation to the situation at hand. We are very happy to announce that we have officially, and exceptionally, opened a January intake 2021.

Food Security Initiative: Why do school closures have impact on food security?
20-05-2020

In general school meals have stopped with school closures. For example, in Ghana, vulnerable populations are affected by the closure of schools as they are dependent on free government school feeding programs that are no longer available.