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How COVID-19 Has Exacerbated Food Security Concerns

David Dawe, Senior Economist, Food and Agricultural Organisation

16-Oct-20 07:37

How COVID-19 Has Exacerbated Food Security Concerns

Food security has long been a problem, but COVID-19 has raised the urgency to address it even more. While the stereotypical image of food insecurity is one of famine and hunger, the pandemic has also exacerbated a lack of access to food due to economic poverty. On the event of World Food Day, we discuss with David Dawe of the Food Agricultural Organization.

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Produced by: Shazana Mokhtar

Presented by: Khoo Hsu Chuang, Wong Shou Ning


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