FAO Covid Recovery Program

The U.N’s Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) has introduced the “COVID-19 Response and Recovery Program”, with a goal of preventing a global food emergency during and after the COVID-19 pandemic while working on medium to long-term development response for food security and nutrition. FAO’s Program FAO calls for immediate action in seven key priority areas:

•    Reinforce a Global Humanitarian Response Plan for COVID-19
•    Improve Data for Decision-making
•    Ensure Economic Inclusion and Social Protection to Reduce Poverty
•    Bolster Trade and Food Safety Standards
•    Boost Smallholder Resilience for Recovery
•    Prevent the Next Zoonotic Pandemic through a strengthened One Health Approach
•    Trigger Food Systems Transformation

FAO is working on convening governments and multiple stakeholders to put the program into action. Read more here