The impact of Covid-19 on the global food chain
The multiple ways in which the pandemic has disrupted the food supply chain
LIFESTYLE Global economy
Like its pandemic predecessors before it, the Covid-19 pandemic has dealt the world a massive economic blow. When it comes to food supply, the key issue is access: with millions of people losing their jobs, more and more people are at risk of food insecurity, and assistance programs are more important than ever.
But the pandemic has also caused significant disruption to the food supply chain itself. Key areas for concern include food production, processing, distribution, and consumer demand.
Check out this gallery to find out more about how the Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted the global food chain.