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Coronavirus Triggers World Food Crisis

by By Yaroslav Trofimov in Dubai and Lucy Craymer in Hong Kong The Wall Street Journal May 14, 2020

Although World harvests were good this year, food systems, distribution, and prices have broken down. This breakdown places the world's most vulnerable countries at risk....

Global Nutrition Report 2020 Reports that Malnutrition is Leading Cause of Mortality and Morbidity

by Development Initiatives, Bristol, UK 2020 Global Nutrition Report: Action on equity to end malnutrition. May 12, 2020

2020 Global Nutrition Report: Action on equity to end malnutrition was released 12 May 2020. The report states that one in nine persons around the world suffers from hunger (820 million) and one in three persons is overweight or obese (also a form of malnutrition). In a forward to the report by Da...

Food security in the time of coronavirus: A Eurasianet briefing

by Eurasianet Eurasianet May 7, 2020

This briefing explores government policy and food provision in the Caucasus and Central Asia as COVID-19 upsets farming and trade networks around the world....

Predicting COVID-19 Impacts on Global Food Security

by William G. Moseley World Politics Review May 12, 2020

MacAlester College's William Moseley predicts Covid-19 impacts on macro-level, global food security levels and food systems by employing the supporting components of the standard food security framework-- access, availability and utilization-- in the following article:...

As Food Waste and Insecurity Spike, ReFED’s COVID-19 Food Waste Solutions Fund Aims to Spark Change Beyond the Pandemic

by Jared Kaufman Food Tank May 7, 2020

As COVID-19 upends the global food supply chain and disrupts economies around the world, the threat of food waste looms particularly large....

Addressing COVID-19 impacts on fish and aquatic food systems

by World Fish World Fish May 2, 2020

World Fish examines the impacts of COVID-19 on food security and fisheries...

23 Organizations Eliminating Food Waste During COVID-19

by Aaron Mok Food Tank April 29, 2020

In honor of #StopFoodWasteDay, here are 23 organizations rescuing food waste during #covid19....

Podcast: BBC The Food Chain: Death by coronavirus or hunger?

by BBC BBC April 23, 2020

The tough question being faced by many in developing countries....

WFP Warns of Increased Famines and Humanitarian Catastrophe this Year in Global Food Crises Report

by Peyvand Khorsandi World Food Programme April 22, 2020

The World Food Program (WFP) has released its Global Food Crises Report. David Beasley, the Executive Director of the WFP warns that, without assistance, the number of people "pushed to the brink of starvation" will double to 265 million by the end of 2020. ...

COVID-19 threatens food security of low-income Canadians

by Wolf Depner Vancouver Island Free Daily April 13, 2020

Stats Can finds many Canadians do not have financial resources to sustain ‘well-being’...