Community discussion on Livestock Data community responses to COVID-19

Recording of an online discussion held 27 May 2020. The Livestock Data for Decisions (LD4D) Community explored data needs and collective responses to COVID-19 in the livestock sector, and consider how could be developed to best support data and evidence-sharing.


How is COVID-19 impacting the African livestock sector and what data is needed to respond and adapt?

  • Dr. Simplice Nouala (Head of Division of Agriculture and Food Security, African Union Commission)

How do we assess and mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 on the livestock sector in LMICs, particularly value chains, food security and livelihoods?

  • Ugo Pica-Ciamarra (Livestock Economist, UN Food and Agriculture Organisation)

What data do we need to predict and respond to emerging zoonotic diseases?

  • Delia Randolph (Professor Food Safety Systems, Natural Resources Institute / Flagship leader, CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health / Researcher, International Livestock Research Institute)