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COVID-19: The Great Lockdown and FNS

• Unlike any crisis in 100 years – no supply or demand shock • But both impacted simultaneously! • Triggered a deep and widespread economic crisis • Significant and likely protracted impacts on food security • Access and affordability: massive loss of jobs/incomes, high prices • Availability: especially at local level (global, national ok) • Utilization/nutrition: perishables supply chains more impacted • Differentiated impacts across countries • Playing out through differentiated and multiple channels • Accordingly, responses need to be tailored to specific contexts

April 15, 2021


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