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  • IAFN – IFCN Dairy Conference 2020 Press Release – 2020

    June 15, 2020 287 KB COVID-19

    Covid-19 related dairy crisis – the fear is bigger than its impact – yet Dairy experts from 70 countries have been discussed the Covid-19 related dairy crisis during the 21th IFCN Dairy Conference on June 2nd – 3 rd. The event focused on the status of the dairy world, and the way in and out of the crisis.

  • IAFN – SG Policy Brief on COVID Impact on Food Security – 2020

    June 10, 2020 1 MB COVID-19

    The COVID-19 pandemic is a health and human crisis threatening the food security and nutrition of millions of people around the world. Hundreds of millions of people were already suffering from hunger and malnutrition before the virus hit and, unless immediate action is taken, we could see a global food emergency. In the longer term, the combined effects of COVID-19 itself, as well as corresponding mitigation measures and the emerging global recession could, without large-scale coordinated action, disrupt the functioning of food systems. Such disruption can result in consequences for health and nutrition of a severity and scale unseen for more than half a century

  • IAFN – Solutions from the Land Blog What Can Ag Do in Global Humanitarian Crisis – 2020

    May 15, 2020 146 KB COVID-19

    The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it a number of collateral setbacks, not the least of which are the ongoing breakdowns in the global food system. This is especially troubling, given that before the pandemic, hunger was already on the rise with nearly two billion people across the globe suffering from food and nutrition insecurity.

  • IAFN – Cargill COVID-19 Response – 2020

    May 12, 2020 124 KB COVID-19

    Cargill provides an essential service to the world: delivering the food, feed, and ingredients that nourish people and animals. As individuals, families, and communities around the world face challenges and uncertainty caused by the spread of COVID-19, our purpose to nourish the world has never been more important. During this unprecedented time, we are working around the clock with farmers and our customers – the world’s food retailers and service providers – to continue feeding the world safely, responsibly and sustainably. We remain confident in the dependability of our global food system.

  • IAFN – IFA COVID Key Messages – 2020

    April 22, 2020 185 KB COVID-19

    While amidst the COVID situation, food is officially recognized worldwide as an “essential good” for international trade and supply chain measures, it bears emphasis that the production of most of our food is originated on the farm.

  • IAFN – Strengthening ECOSOC – 2020

    April 20, 2020 171 KB COVID-19

    The unfolding pandemic crisis has challenged national governments, the international community and the private sector in fundamental ways. All attention is now turned to meeting urgent health and economic needs of people. Launching a global COVID-19 response is now an imperative and overarching focus for the United Nations, as it is for global business.

  • IAFN – Maintaining a Healthy Diet During the COVID-19 Pandemic – 2020

    April 3, 2020 244 KB COVID-19

    The COVID-19 (also commonly called coronavirus) pandemic is causing a lot of changes in the daily lives of people around the world. However, there are things that can be done to maintain a healthy lifestyle in these difficult times. First and foremost, everyone is encouraged to follow World Health Organization (WHO) and governmental advice to protect against COVID-19 infection and transmission. Physical distancing and good hygiene are the best protection for yourself and others against COVID-19.

  • IAFN – COVID-19 in India – 2020

    March 30, 2020 93 KB COVID-19

    Here in India though the number of cases [of COVID-19] as of now seems to be under control which I hope to be the case for the future as otherwise with such a huge population of 1.3 billion people things can get frightening.

  • IAFN – COVID Supply Chain Issues Brief – 2020

    March 30, 2020 146 KB COVID-19

    The rollout of “essential services” rules across the country has created a patchwork that prevent the continuation of the critical functions that service businesses and consumers.

  • IAFN – Bayer Response to COVID-19 – 2020

    March 27, 2020 181 KB COVID-19

    Bayer’s conduct is guided by the principle of “Health for All, Hunger for None”. In light of the developing COVID-19 situation, this is today truer than ever before. Bayer Pharma is well positioned to help contain the outbreak of COVID-19 and find a therapeutic against it. In close collaboration with authorities, industry partners, and other stakeholders, we are mobilizing resources to provide relief in the short term and find a suitable therapeutic in the medium term. In particular, we are engaged in financial and product donations, research cooperations, ensuring medicinal supply, and community support.