Browsing: Food Security in East Africa

The continuous spread of the COVID-19 pandemic across the world means that people’s ability to access safe and nutritious diets is at risk, further leading to an even wider global health crisis of the century. 

Coronavirus has disrupted production, transportation, storage and sale of food and food items. Consequently, hunger and malnutrition levels have increased considerably especially because of the virus, even though many were already struggling with these issues prior to the pandemic 

According to a 2019 report, The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World, over the past three years, the number of those suffering world hunger has been growing, only reflecting levels that were recorded almost a decade ago. 

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The report concludes that: “Hunger is on the rise in almost all African subregions, making