The economic recession caused by COVID-19 has severe consequences, particularly for import-dependent countries. But, minimizing outright hunger in ways that avoid food insecurity and malnutrition will reduce the long-term scars.
As the U.S. defends agribusiness, global food policy’s turn toward agroecology is far from a rejection of progress. Rather, it offers a path toward transformative change.
The COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting inequalities in food production and distribution, resulting in both alarming rates of hunger and massive food loss and waste.
By working with agrifood businesses, farmer organizations, and communities, local governments can take action to build a resilient food system in the midst of COVID-19.
COVID-19 threatens the health of supply chains and could cause four shocks to global food system. Governments must act to mitigate the potential negative impacts of the virus and protect the most vulnerable.
Why the COVID-19 Stimulus Must Do More for Food System Workers and Families The COVID-19 stimulus package signed into law last week included US$23 billion for agriculture. This relief is warranted: access to safe and healthy food is paramount right…
As farmers struggle in the midst of a global pandemic, consumers must take steps to support the those who produce the food we value and serve the health of local communities.
“We have this really beautiful rich, diverse country where we can produce and we can create so much wealth for all of us, and it’s now about zooming in and resourcing these gaps that we know exist”
As COVID-19 spreads in Mexico, citizens will likely see the pandemic impact food security, student nutrition, agricultural workers, and more.