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Sustainable crop production and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic comes at a time when around 820 million people in the world suffer from chronic hunger and more than 2 billion are malnourished. Even before the pandemic struck, the ambitious path that was laid out by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was going to require a ... Continue reading →

Food Security and COVID-19

Global markets for food staples are well supplied and prices are generally stable. Global production levels for the three most widely consumed staples (rice, wheat and maize) are at or near all-time highs. However, the prices of certain cash crops —  an important source of rural ... Continue reading →