COVID-19 and the risk to food supply chains: How to respond?
Countries have shut down the economy to slow the spread of coronavirus. Supermarket shelves remain stocked for now, but a protracted pandemic crisis could quickly put a strain on the food supply chain. Countries must prioritize health, meet the needs of the most vulnerable people, and keep the food supply flowing by prioritizing the health of the workers in this sector and their outputs. This document provides specific recommendations to governments to protect vulnerable populations and keep the food supply open during the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 27, 2020