DAI and COVID-19

The novel coronavirus has had a profound public health impact in the developed world and is poised to have an equally if not more devastating effect on developing nations. As travel bans, lockdowns, and stalled trade take an increasing toll, economic spillover effects—and associated social instability—threaten to compound the crisis, especially in some of the world’s more vulnerable and fragile states.

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Global Voices

Our staff and advisors around the world have been sharing their perspectives on the COVID-19 pandemic in their countries.

This report comes from Juan Estrada-Valle, Chief of Party of our USAID Afghanistan Value Chains–High Value Crops project.

This report comes from Natasha Gaskin-Peters, Deputy Director of our office in Georgetown, Guyana.

This report comes from Hunter Keith, Chief of Party of our USAID Libya Taqarib governance project.

This report comes from Bill Parente, Chief of Party of our USAID Indonesia USAID Iuwash Penyehatan Lingkungan untuk Semua project in Indonesia.

This report comes from the Team Leader of the EuropeAid-funded Support to Civil Society & Local Authorities for Local Development in Sierra Leone, Julius Munthali.

This report comes from the Team Leader of the EuropeAid-funded Civil Service Reform, Parliament, and the Electoral Cycle programme, Orison Chaponda.

This report comes from our advisor and former Board Member Marwan Juma in Jordan.

This report comes from our EuropeAid-funded Clima-Med—Acting for Climate in South Mediterranean Team Leader Naguib Amin.

This report comes from Research Analyst Imge Izler in Turkey.