Addressing the impacts of COVID-19 in food crises, April – December 2020

Food Security, Global Focus

The document presents FAO’s component of the COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Appeal, focusing on maintaining operations in food crisis contexts, anticipating the secondary impacts of the pandemic and related containment efforts on the world’s most vulnerable people and sustaining critical food supply chains to avert future food crises.

    How to use this resource:

    • Inform policy measures and action, through review of lessons learned from previous crises and the strategic approach put forth by the FAO
    • Advocate for those most affected by a food crisis during COVID-19, by understanding the implications in humanitarian contexts


    ​FAO. 2020. Addressing the impacts of COVID-19 in food crises | April–December 2020: FAO’s component of the Global COVID-19 Humanitarian Response Plan. Rome.