Food Security Response Measures to COVID-19

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Food Security Response Measures to COVID-19

Publication Number

APEC#220-SE-01.13

Published Date

October 2020

Type of Publication

Reports

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APEC Secretariat, APEC Policy Support Unit

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Pages

14

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Description

This policy brief provides an overview of current global and regional food security and highlights a number of best practices that APEC member economies could implement in order to address some of the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and improve resiliency in food systems. These challenges are related to issues related to the production and distribution of food, as well as economic downturn associated to COVID-19 that is having implications on food security. The policy brief also provides suggestions on what APEC could do to help improve regional food security.