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COVID-19 and Food Security: Reflections on Sweden’s Global Contribution to Agenda 2030

Published: 20 May 2020
Agriculture in Tanzania

How does COVID-19 affect food security in low- and middle income countries? Researchers at SLU have written an article reflecting how Sweden can contribute to food security globally towards Agenda 2030.

"During a short time span, COVID-19 has spread rapidly across the globe, resulting in hundreds of thousands of deaths. The underlying causes of the pandemic are linked to the virus crossing the species barrier from animals (likely wildlife) to humans, with subsequent spread within the human population. While the links between livestock and human health are well established and increasingly acknowledged, there is great potential in developing the One Health approach further."  


Grazing livestock, Kenya

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