MSM Covid-19 updates
Food Security Initiative: Sustaining Food Flows11-06-2020
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 alimentos11-06-2020
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 markets02-06-2020
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 financiero02-06-2020
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 intake20-05-2020
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.
Food Security Initiative: How consumer behavior changes amidst the pandemic11-05-2020
As lockdowns continue, consumer food buying habits and behavior tends to change. Worldwide there’s a switch from fresh produce to cheaper products with a longer shelf life and online food purchases sees a massive surge.
Food Security Initiative: The current state of affairs in the world08-05-2020
The world is in lockdown, which puts pressure on sustaining food security. To emphasize on the importance of sustaining food security, Maastricht school of Management (MSM) started the Food Security Initiative with project partners around the world
Covid-19 in Kenya: the exacerbation of old challenges and emergence of new challenges07-05-2020
Like in many countries Covid-19 presents a threat to food security in Kenya. The threat emanates from exacerbation of old challenges and also emergence of new challenges.
Food Security Initiative30-04-2020
Are you interested in Food Security? Join our Food Security Initiative and stay up to date with what countries in Africa, Asia and South America are doing to sustain food security during these difficult times.