Women harvest peas in India

How Much do You Know About COVID-19 and Food Security?

Global food systems are becoming increasingly vulnerable as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Widespread lockdowns and restrictions on movement have made it more difficult to grow, transport, process, and sell food. Take our quiz to learn more about the effects of COVID-19 on food insecurity around the world.

Women harvest peas in India

The coronavirus is threatening food security across the developing world — affecting small-scale farmers, food processors, small shops, and consumers. However, by working across the value chain and supporting the people and businesses that comprise each vital link, we still have the chance to mitigate this food crisis. 

Take our quiz to learn more about the impact of COVID-19 on food security, then check out some of the ways TechnoServe is supporting smallholder farmers, food processors, and micro-retailers during these unprecedented times.

How many people in low and middle-income countries are expected to be in  acute food insecurity  by the end of 2020 because of COVID-19?
In sub-Saharan Africa, domestic supply chains (usually dominated by small- and medium-sized enterprises) account for approximately  what percentage  of food consumed?
What percentage of micro- and small businesses  surveyed by TechnoServe  in Africa and Latin America experienced a decline in sales because of COVID-19?
In Mozambique, the price of bread increased by  what percentage  between February and June 2020?
In an April  survey by TechnoServe  of over 100 African food processors, 77% reported disruptions to which element of their business?