Blog » Webinar: Ensuring Stable Food Supply During the COVID-19 Crisis
The agriculture finance team moderated the webinar: Ensuring Stable Food Supply During the COVID-19 Crisis. The panel of experts from the Agriculture and FCI GPs and IFC discussed challenges and opportunities in their respective fields as the pandemic evolves: Jaime Anderson (CGAP) discussed the impact of the pandemic on the different segments of smallholder households and implications on female farmers. Diego Arias (AG GP) shared current thinking on how to improve the CERC structure in the World Bank Lending operation. Hans Dellien (IFC) explained how some digital platforms are gaining significance and their success factors and limitations. Svetlana Edmeades (AG GP) and Ajai Nair (FCI GP) shared what they are seeing in the countries that they support and how the governments and financial institutions are responding.
See the brief presentation.