10 April 2020

Covid-19 will endanger our food supply triggering 'food protectionism'


Wealthy nations will have less food security as developing nations cut back on food exports.Lockdown-related starvation will kill more people than Covid in the developing world. A knock-on effect of the pandemic is the shutting down of farms, forcing poorer countries to ban food exports, and may lead to the end of food security in richer countries. Developing countries, which normally export much of their food produce to richer nations no longer have the luxury of sending us their food in [...]