This chapter discusses the COVID-19 impacts on the tourism sector and food security, and calls for a more robust policy-relevant research agenda that recognizes traditional policies that may have contributed to island vulnerability. A recognition that governance and government is at the heart of many of the current vulnerabilities is the first step in making islands more resilient to the next pandemic.


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Sindico, F. 2021, 'Building back better: Covid 19 and island economies', Islands Economic Cooperation Forum, Annual Report on Global Islands 2021, pp. 61-78. https://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/77232/

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