As restrictions imposed due to COVID-19 upend lives and livelihoods of Africa’s estimated 33 million smallholder farming families, researchers are calling for a collaborative effort to build resilient, inclusive food systems for all.
The COVID-19 outbreak has created logistical bottlenecks in food supply chains. So how can we ensure this health crisis does not turn into an avoidable food crisis? This op-ed discusses some ways to help minimize disruptions.
2020 is our chance to break down silos, align behind governments, and fill gaps so that all reap the benefits. Gerda Verburg, SUN Movement coordinator and U.N. assistant secretary-general, explains how.
There are clear benefits to aligning trade policies with the goal of providing healthy and sustainable diets for all. But experts say that much more can be done to take into account the effect of trade on diets and nutrition.