Measures proposed to address food security vulnerabilities exposed by COVID-19 in SE Asia

A core element of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), food security, now looms as a priority for Southeast Asia, particularly after the COVID-19 pandemic has passed, according to an article published on The Diplomat online news magazine.

Experts stressed that COVID-19 stopped any progress made in addressing key food security challenges, like climate change and crop productivity, and exposed previously unknown vulnerabilities, while placing a serious strain on food supply chains.

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