Urban food systems and COVID-19: The role of cities and local governments in responding to the emergency

Food Security, Food Systems, Urban Population

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations created this fact sheet to create information on COVID-19 impacts on food systems. In addition, this fact sheet provides examples of other urban initiatives tackling the effects of COVID-19. Finally, being able to identify ways to support cities and local governments with short-term and long-term action is presented in this fact sheet.

    How to use this resource:

    • To provide information on the impact of urban food systems since COVID-19 pandemic

    • To assist government and advocates in decision making and health policies in relation to food security.

    • To provide resources and planning information for cities and local governments on food security.