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Local food solutions during the coronavirus crisis could have lasting benefits

last modified Apr 23, 2020 01:08 PM
A decade ago, food security in developing countries was regarded as a major challenge. The growing food insecurity in the poorest countries was seen a trigger for large scale migration to richer countries, where it threatened human security. It was argued that humanitarian assistance to the poorest countries - through food aid - was necessary to prevent a descent into violence and protracted conflict in the face of poor institutional capacity.

Please read the full article by Dr Shailaja Fennell here.

Image: Kenyan farmer. Credit: ICRAF on Flickr