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. 

Below you will find up to date information from our Private Sector Mechanism members and related actors on their responses to COVID-19. 

PSM Position Paper on COVID-19
CFS Chair's Statement on COVID-19
HLPE Impact Report of COVID-19 on Food Security and Nutrition 
HLPE Impacts of COVID-19 on Food Security and Nutrition: developing effective policy responses to address the hunger and malnutrition pandemic
Op-Ed by the President of the UN General Assembly 

AgFunder Network
Southeast Asian VCs band together to provide COVID-19 Support for Startups 
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Arla
COVID-19: TG Alra, Markers of of Dano Milk Commit NN150m to Health, Well-being of Nigerians Amid Lockdown
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Bayer
Bayer's Contributions to Contain the Corona Crisis 
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Bloomberg
World Hunger Could Double as Coronavirus Disrupts Food Supply
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Canadian Chamber of Commerce
COVID-19 Supply Chain Issues
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Cargill
Cargill COVID-19 Response 
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Chaudhary Farms
COVID-19 in India
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The Coca-Cola Company 
The Coca-Cola Foundation Awards Additional $13.5 Million in Grants to Support Non-Profit Organizations Responding to the Coronavirus Pandemic Across the United States and Canada
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COVID-19 Response: How the Coca-Cola North America System is Supporting Communities and Frontline Responders
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Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research 
CGIAR's Response to COVID-19
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Consumer Goods Forum
Positive Actions - Industry Actions to Tackle COVID-19 and Support People
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Crop Trust
A COVID-19 Update by Stefan Schmitz
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CropLife International 
Plant Science Industry Prepared to Support Farmers and a Stable Food Supply
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Dairy Processors Association of Canada
COVID-19
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Danone
COVID19: Emmanuel Faber, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Danone announces Exceptional Measures
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Danone North America donates to help Feed those in need during COVID-19 Crisis
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EAT Forum
COVID-19 and Food Systems
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Ethical Corporation 
COVID-19 Roundup: Companies Rally as Pandemic takes Escalating Toll
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IFCN Dairy Research Network
IFCN Dairy Conference 2020 COVID-19 Press Release
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Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations 
COVID-19: Channels of Transmission to Food and Agriculture
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Maintaining a Healthy Diet During the COVID-19 Pandemic 
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The Food and Land Use Coalition
A Call to Actions for World Leaders: Preventing a Global Food Crisis While Combating COVID-19
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Food Industry Asia
COVID-19 Food and Beverage Impact: Monitoring Update: May 8 2020
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COVID-19 Food and Beverage Impact: Monitoring Update: April 3 2020
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COVID-19 Food and Beverage Impact: Monitoring Update April 24 2020
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Food Supply Chain Disruptions and Trade Protectionist Measures amid COVID-19 Pandemic could cause Major Food Shortages across Asia
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Food Tank
Amid Difficult COVID-19 News from Around the World, There's Hope in the Food System 
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FoodDrinkEurope/Copa and Cogeca/CELCAA
#FoodHeroes
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Joint Statement: Ensuring Food Security is our Primary Objective 
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G20 Extraordinary Agriculture Ministers Meeting
Ministerial Statement on COVID-19
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Global Child Nutrition Foundation
COVID-19 and School Meals Around the World 
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Global Farmer Network 
COVID-19 Around the World - Farmer Views 
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Grupo Bimbo
Grupo Bimbo Announces Donations in Mexico for an Amount Over $200 Million Pesos to help Cope with COVID-19
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International Chamber of Commerce
A Call to Action to to Save Our SMEs
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International Dairy Federation
COVID-19 Resources for the Dairy Sector
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Relying on Dairy in a World Consumed by COVID-19
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International Fertilizer Association
International Fertilizer Association COVID-19 Response 
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The Global Fertilizer Supply Chain is Committed to Delivering Plant Nutrition Products to Farmers Around the World in these Challenging Times
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International Fertilizer Development Centre
East-Southern Africa COVID-19 Fertilizer Watch - April 23, 2020
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International Food and Beverage Alliance
International Food and Beverage Alliance Commits to Support during COVID-19 Pandemic 
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Statement by the International Food and Beverage Alliance on Ensuring Safe and Uninterrupted Production and Supply of Food and Beverage Products during the COVID-19 Pandemic 
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International Food Policy Research Institute
COVID-19: Implications for Global and Country-Level Food Security, Nutrition, and Poverty 
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The COVID-19 Nutrition Crisis: What to Expect and How to Protect
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International Trade Centre
Supporting Small Businesses through the COVID-19 Crisis
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Kellogg
Kellogg Global COVID-19 Hunger Relief Donation now Exceeds $10 Million
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Lancet
Impacts of COVID-19 on childhood malnutrition and nutrition related mortality
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Mars
Our Global COVID-19 Response 
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McDonald's
McDonald's Donates $3.1 Million in Food to U.S.Communities during COVID-19 Outbreak 
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Medium
COVID-19 is Affecting African Farmers and Food Supply Chains
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Mondelez International 
Mondelez International uses 3D Chocolate-making Technology to make Medical Visors for NHS and Frontline Staff
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Nestle
Helping Tackle the COVID-19 Pandemic 
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Nestle Steps Up Global Response to COVID-19 Pandemic, Joins forces with the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
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OCP
For Our Country
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PepsiCo
Activating PepsiCo's Global Resources to Provide Food and Other Essential Relief to Help those Affected by COVID-19
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Platform for African - European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development
AUDA-NEPAD and COVID-19 Response to Food Insecurity and Malnutrition
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COVID-19: Emerging Problems and Potential Country-Level Responses 
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COVID-19: Potential Impact on the World's Poorest People 
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COVID-19 and the Impact on Small Holder Farmers in Nigeria 
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COVID-19 and the Risk to Food Supply Chains: How to Respond?
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Food Loss and Waste - Can we end it by 2030 while dealing with the COVID-19 Pandemic?
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How are Environmental and Health Crises Linked?
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The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Agricultural Value Chains
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Webinar: Coronavirus and its Impact on the SDGs
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Webinar: How Agricultural/Forestry Companies and Landscape Operators in Africa are Responding to COVID-19
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Webinar: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Food Systems in the Eastern and Southern Africa Regions
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SDG2 Hub
COVID-19 and Food Supply: A Four Pronged Battle Plan for Countries 
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SDG2 Hub and COVID-19 Reading List
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Techni-K
Coronavirus and the Food Industry 
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Tetra Laval
Delivering Nutrition to School Children during COVID-19
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Unilever
Helping to Protect Lives and Livelihoods from the COVID-19 Pandemic 
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Unilever Joins Consortium Designing Ventilators for UK Hospitals
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United Nations
Policy Brief: The Impact of COVID-19 on Food Security and Nutrition
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United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs 
Strengthening ECOSOC, Evolving HLPF, and Delivering the 2030 Agenda: The Sustainable Development Journey to COVID-19 Recovery
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United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition
The COVID-19 Pandemic is Disrupting People's Food Environments: A Resource List on Food Systems and Nutrition Responses 
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Valagro
COVID-19 What is the Possible Impact on the Agricultural Sector?
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World Economic Forum
COVID Action Platform
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World Food Programme
Global Monitoring of School Meals during COVID-19 School Closures 
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PSM Position Paper on COVID-19

pdf CFS Chair Statement on COVID-19 (516 KB)

pdf HLPE Impact Report of COVID-19 on Food Security and Nutrition (276 KB)

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