Helping Food Systems Recover from COVID-19: Where Do We Go from Here?

Kindra Halvorson, Chief Transformation Officer, TechnoServe, reflects on the previous year to identify key learnings to help food systems recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in Farming First on October 29, 2021.

A year and a half since COVID-19 was first declared a pandemic, nearly every aspect of our world has been impacted and disrupted. Food systems are no exception. According to the FAO’s State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2021the pandemic pushed an additional 118 million people into hunger during 2020, representing the first time in more than a decade that the number of people facing hunger increased significantly.

Last year, some of the key pillars for responding to the crisis had already emerged, but now that we have additional experience, what have we learned about helping food systems recover?

Read now in the article from Farming First: