Africa’s responses to COVID-19 – Government measures

This article provides a timeline of responses implemented at regional levels to counter the impact of the coronavirus on African economies.

Author: Paul Baker. Theme: COVID-19. Date: June 11, 2020

[Podcast] The World Bank and the Regional Multidisciplinary Centre of Excellence launch joint project aimed at supporting IOC and APEI countries for COVID-19 recovery

Economic recovery through regional cooperation to facilitate access to PPE and key medical equipment and supplies in IOC and APEI countries.

Author: IEC, RMCE, WB. Theme: COVID-19. Date: May 22, 2020

The World Bank and the Regional Multidisciplinary Centre of Excellence launch joint project aimed at supporting IOC and APEI countries for COVID-19 recovery

Economic recovery through regional cooperation to facilitate access to PPE and key medical equipment and supplies in IOC and APEI countries.

Author: IEC, RMCE, WB. Theme: COVID-19. Date: May 22, 2020

Monitoring COVID-19 in Tourist Islands

The article describes how island states have managed to control the spread of the coronavirus by applying tough lockdown measures.

Author: Boopen Seetanah & Jaime de Melo, Verena Tandrayen-Ragoobur. Theme: COVID-19. Date: May 19, 2020

COVID-19’s impact on food security in Africa

IEC’s experts, Paul Baker, Pablo Quiles and Veepin Bhowon, discuss food security, a potential food crisis and its economic impact in Africa.

Author: IEC. Theme: COVID-19. Date: May 18, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) et l’impacte sur les Entreprises Africaines: Focus sur Maurice

Focus sur l'impacte du coronavirus sur les entreprises Mauriciennes selon une enquête menée par le CAPC des Nations Unies et IEC.

Author: IEC, UNECA. Theme: COVID-19, Economic Impact. Date: May 18, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact African Businesses: Focus on Mauritius

Survey results focus on the impact of the coronavirus on businesses in Mauritius, following a survey done by the ATPC of United Nations ECA and IEC.

Author: IEC, UNECA. Theme: COVID-19, Economic Impact. Date: May 18, 2020

[Podcast] Impacts of Coronavirus (Covid-19) on Food security in Africa

IEC’s experts, Paul Baker, Pablo Quiles and Veepin Bhowon, discuss food security, a potential food crisis and its economic impact in Africa.

Author: IEC. Theme: COVID-19. Date: May 17, 2020

Legal and Policy Implications of COVID-19-related Export Restrictions

This article explores the legal and policy matters on export-restrictive measures adopted to fight the coronavirus with the Law of the WTO.

Author: Pablo Quiles. Theme: COVID-19. Date: May 12, 2020

The Impact of COVID-19: Reflections on the Transport and Logistics Sector

This article analyses the impact of the coronavirus on transport and logistics , while analysing the supply chain disruptions and the economic impact on exports.

Author: Paul Baker. Theme: COVID-19. Date: May 7, 2020