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Article - How to minimize the impact of Coronavirus on food security

Article - How to minimize the impact of Coronavirus on food security

As the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection spread to reach pandemic proportions,, the economic impact of the outbreak is of great concern. A slowdown in the economy can exacerbate existing food insecurity. It limits people’s ability to access nutritious food in different ways, including through reduced income or increased job insecurity. “The economic consequences of this disease could end up hurting more people than the disease itself.”

So, what is the recipe for limiting the food security impact of the current crisis? According to this article, avoiding protectionism, monitoring prices and supporting the vulnerable through social safety nets can limit the impact of the outbreak

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