WEBINAR: Avoiding a Looming Food Crisis

  • 24th April 2020
  • by secretary

24 April 2020. WEBINAR of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Organised by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.

Countries in the Global North have been hardest hit by COVID-19, but the virus has already begun to reach countries in the Global South.

These countries’ limited access to essential resources that would mitigate the spread of the disease puts them at extreme risk — threatening their health and food supply. Prior outbreaks such as Ebola and SARS have shown the wide range of disruptions to agriculture markets in these areas. What can be done now and in the future to ensure continued global food trade and avoid a global health and food crisis?

Video forthcoming