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Malawi and Zambia, neighboring countries located in Southeastern Africa, both have populations of about 17–18 million people; however population density is drastically different (11 people per square kilometer in Zambia compared to 192 people per square kilometer in Malawi).
Food systems are faced with increasingly difficult challenges from COVID-19 and future climate, socioeconomic, health and other shocks. To build forward better from these shocks, effective responses are needed. These responses rely on accurate and timely data and evidence on the multifaceted effects of the pandemic or other shocks to food systems and on the diverse women and men affected.
To assess the evolving impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, we conducted a multi-country survey of fish supply chain actors in Bangladesh, India (Andhra-Pradesh, Assam and Odisha), Myanmar, Nigeria, Egypt and Timor-Leste (TL), to evaluate the availability and price of aquatic foods and production inputs.