LOOMING CROP CRISIS
April 02, 2020 | 0 Comments
The FAO and the WHO have raised alerts on a looming food shortage due to COVID-19 restrictions. Ripening crop collections are reduced as workers remain home. While basic cereal production is at high levels, many smaller crops and perishable items are threatened by labour and transport shortages. 44 countries face food shortages and this number will rise in the coming weeks.