Getting behind the corona statistics: How a small shopkeeper took on the pandemic
This blog has been written by Rahul Chatterjee, with additional material from Stuart Rutherford and Md Kalim Ullah of the Hrishipara Daily Diaries Project. Based on a case study, this blog analyzes how a small corner shop owner in Bangladesh managed to survive during the COVID-19 pandemic. It also explores strategies to speed up recovery and bounce back from the pandemic’s effects.
The COVID-19 paradox: What made a small corner shop in Uganda, which was allowed to operate during the pandemic, close down?
Using insights from the daily financial transaction data of a small corner shop in Uganda, this blog explores the causes that forced the shop to shut down, despite being allowed to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic
The Corner Shop Diaries project: How small businesses in developing countries coped with the pandemic, helped the neighborhood to survive the lockdown, and embarked on the challenging journey to recovery
This blog offers a glimpse into the Corner Shop Diaries research in eight countries across Asia and Africa.
NFHS 5 calls for urgent action on child nutrition in India
The article highlights findings from the first round of National Family Health Survey (NFHS) 5, a large scale nationwide survey of households in India, released in Dec’20. The article primarily focuses on Five major indicators of child nutrition and compares the outcome of first round of NFHS 5, covering 54% of India’s population with previously conducted NFHS, 3 and 4 in the year 2005-06 and 2015-16 respectively.