In response to the growing COVID-19 pandemic the Private Sector Mechanism has penned a position paper which outlines what they believe will be the key aspects to watch as the situation continues.
It reads, in part "The global COVID pandemic has reminded everyone of the need to stay healthy and the primacy of access to food for food security. While the immediate problem has been access to food and the need for shelf stable foods, disruptions at borders and in supply chains may cause an echo in the food system with potentially disastrous effects."
You can read the full paper here.
In response to the growing COVID-19 pandemic the High Level Panel of Experts (HLPE) on Food Systems and Nutrition released a report which outlines the current and potential impact of COVID-19 on Food Systems and Nutrition. You can read the full report here.
On March 24th of Committee on World Food Security Chair Mr. Thanawat Tiensin released a statement addressing the growing COVID-19 pandemic.
The International Agri-Food Network (IAFN) and Private Sector Mechanism (PSM) are closely monitoring the developing COVID-19 situation and are working to bring you the most up to date information. For the most up to date information from the World Health Organization please click here.