As the global community mobilizes to mitigate the effects of COVID-19, Dalberg is coming together with teams and partners to find ways to create a positive impact in the places it is needed most. This page contains some of our work and perspectives related to the crisis.

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COVID-19: Mitigating the risk of future pandemics by changing our relationship with the natural world

Dalberg has co-authored a report with the WWF “Covid-19: Urgent Call to Protect People and Nature” that details the root causes of the Covid-19 crisis and points to a turning point where the relationship with the natural world must be healed if the risk of future pandemics is to be mitigated.

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Inequity in Covid-19 testing in the US: how DC’s response to HIV/AIDS could help

Covid-19 is disproportionately impacting lower-income minority populations across the United States. In Washington DC, 46% of Covid-19 cases and 75% of deaths have occurred among blacks, who account for 44% of the overall population. Only 15% of cases and 11% of deaths are among whites who comprise 46% of the overall population.

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Applying a gender lens to post-Covid economic recoveries: a spotlight on women-led businesses in Africa

Applying a gender lens to post-Covid economic recoveries: a spotlight on women-led businesses in Africa

For many African nations, women head up the SMEs that make up the fabric of communities and economies. More must be done to help keep their businesses afloat.

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Shaping an equitable future in the US

Shaping an equitable future for care workers in the US

How can we use the current focus on the care economy to take steps that lead to a more equitable future for childcare and home healthcare professionals?

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Not the first virus, not the first crisis: how Emergency Operations Centers can help

During a crisis, Emergency Operations Centers help save lives and minimize socioeconomic losses. Dalberg worked with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation during the 2013-2016 Ebola epidemic to establish EOCs. This is what we learned.

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Galvanizing Kenya’s Private Sector to Combat a Global Pandemic Together

Through Safe Hands Kenya, all Kenyans will have access to essential sanitation supplies, plus access to consumer education campaigns aimed at driving adoption.

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Charting the Future of Africa’s Largest Economy: Economic impact of COVID-19 in Nigeria

What COVID-19 means for Africa’s largest economy

Nigeria’s economy is still in recovery from the last recession, and the pandemic will present new challenges on top of those the nation is already experiencing. But hope exists, too —in places that might not be obvious at the outset.

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Addressing women’s time poverty in India

Indian women do 10 times more unpaid care work than Indian men, and challenges related to COVID-19 have increased the burden on women by an estimated 30%. Dalberg built on its research on time poverty globally to make a case for a more equal and intentional distribution of unpaid work.

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What does philanthropic leadership look like in a time of crisis? Heads of the world’s leading foundations share what needs to be done

The heads of the world’s pre-eminent foundations came together in a webinar hosted by Dalberg and the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust. The topic: Philanthropic Leadership in the COVID-19 Crisis. Watch the highlights video, and see the three key lessons that emerged.

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What Ebola can teach us about Commodity Markets

This is what’s needed to keep medical commodity markets operating efficiently in a pandemic

The Ebola crisis provided a firsthand view into the stressors and breakdowns in procurement and supply chains under epidemic conditions. From assuring quality control to enabling distribution, learn about best practices gleaned from past epidemics that could help with the COVID response.

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How data can help fight a health crisis like the coronavirus

Using data for the public good

Insights into the spread of disease lead to more effective responses. Dalberg Data Insights’ Rositsa Zaimova shares more about how data can be leveraged to identify the most vulnerable communities on the World Economic Forum blog.

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PPE supply

A shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) presents new opportunities for industry

As COVID-19 continues its spread globally, so too does the scarcity of essential medical supplies, in particular ‘personal protective equipment’ (PPE), an essential component in confronting any highly infectious disease. Current medical demand far exceeds availability.

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COVID through the eyes of Small and Growing Businesses

Strengthening the support system for Small and Growing Businesses in emerging economies

The Capacity Development Organizations and Technical Assistance providers that serve Small and Growing Businesses in emerging economies are at risk of failure. Dalberg partnered with the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) to uncover the scope of the challenges they face and spotlight the help they need. Articles in the Stanford Social Innovation Review and Impact Alpha share more.

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Tracking the crisis response in developing nations

A new Dalberg database spotlights the policies and measures governments are taking to control the spread of the pandemic and manage its impacts.

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Post Covid-19 economic recovery will happen — but will we make it equitable?

Post COVID-19 economic recovery will happen — but will we make it equitable?

Local, state, and federal governments are mobilizing support, but if benefits are not delivered equitably to SMEs, polarization and inequality will increase as the crisis progresses — and last long after it has ended. This Dalberg-authored white paper shows how to address the unique needs of minority-owned small businesses.

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Leadership in the time of pandemic

Leadership in the time of a pandemic

When it comes to finding solutions in a crisis, leaders who respond with compassion and empathy dig deeper. Dalberg Advisors Global Managing Partner Edwin Macharia shares more in Kenya’s Business Daily.

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The U.S. care economy in crisis

Caregivers are some of the most economically exposed workers inside the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on for what’s being done in the U.S. today — and how we can recognize the vital role these workers play in the economy, both now and in the future.

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How development finance leaders can help emerging-market economies survive the COVID-19 crisis

Steps Development Finance Institutions can take to help emerging markets weather the storm

DFI leaders must act both quickly and creatively to fill the gaps opened by the pandemic. This Dalberg-authored Impact Alpha post shares five actions DFIs can take to help developing economies survive the catastrophe and thrive afterwards.

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