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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’...

Photo by Albert González Farran, UNAMID
Photo by Albert González Farran, UNAMID.

As aid groups scramble to contain COVID-19, malnutrition set to increase

by Andrew Green Devex April 6, 2020

This article describes the challenges that Humanitarian Aid organizations will face in maintaining food security programs in the many pre-CoVid-19 emergencies around the world. ...

We Need a Global Stimulus Package to Avoid a COVID-19 Hunger Crisis

by Food Tank Food Tank April 5, 2020

Food security and nutrition focused think tank, Food Tank, writes about the need for a global stimulus package to support food security during the COVID-19 crisis....

IICA establishes Advisory Council for Food Security in the Americas

by IICA The Voice of St. Lucia April 5, 2020

The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) has established a Food Security Council for the Americas. The Council will monitor the impact of coronavirus on food security in the region....