A world wrecked by inequality, poverty and global warming isn’t a secure, safe world — for anyone.
COVID-19 Imperils Rural Areas but, With Help, Farmers Can Recover
Eighty percent of the world’s poorest people — or 600 million people — live in rural areas, work in agriculture and, ironically, go to bed hungry.
Water Shortage Threatens Food Security and Nutrition (Español)
Los servicios ecosistémicos del regadío incluyen la conservación del hábitat, la regulación del clima y servicios culturales o recreativos.
COVID-19 Has Shown Us Inequality and How to Treat It
In a few years, the pandemic will be behind us. We can decide whether we also leave behind deeply entrenched inequality and the structural drivers that cause them.
A Post-War Playbook for a Post-COVID Recovery
The pandemic has wiped out entire sections of many developing economies. Any policy intervention should treat the fight against COVID-19 like a war and the hardest-hit economies like conflict zones.
Recognizing Water’s Value Will Help Us Use It Wisely
Today, one in every six people on the planet lives in an area facing severe water constraints.
Prepare Agriculture for the Next COVID-19
It’s not enough to slog along at the bottom of the recession in a U-shaped recovery. There will be more COVID-19s to come, and this is a rare opportunity to build resilience to manage risks.
Countries Must Offset the Soaring Costs of Healthy Foods
There is ample food for everyone — it is just that not everyone can afford it. To stave off lasting damage to health, governments can align incentives to subsidize more nutritious foods.
Lockdown on the High Seas
Like grocery baggers and delivery men, seafarers are undervalued by society and governments. Their rights are negligible, even though they make it possible for the rest of society to function.
Prepare Food Systems for a Long-Haul Fight Against COVID-19
The world is in a grueling 12-round fight against the coronavirus. In every round, there’s a risk of another lockdown.
Boost Resilience Against the Coronavirus Recession. Here’s How.
The coronavirus pandemic has delivered a dual shock to supply and demand in quick succession. It’s a serious threat to food security because even though there is enough food for everyone in the world, it’s not a given that people have access to it.
Without Food, There Can Be No Exit From the Pandemic
It is precisely because the coronavirus doesn’t respect borders that global cooperation is the only shot at defeating it.