The World After Coronavirus: The Future of the Food System in Africa | Interview with Alice Ruhweza
The food system in Africa was already broken before Covid-19... The World Food Program estimates that an additional 130 million people could be pushed to the brink of starvation
- CoSAI Commissioner Alice Ruhweza discusses what the future of food sytems in Africa will look like after Covid-19 in this interview conducted by Adil Najam, Dean of the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University.
- Ms. Ruhweza provides insights on the future challenges and opportunities for the African continent, which has 60% of the remaining arable land in the world, and where issues of food security, the environment, nutrition, employment and social equity are intertwined.
“I would like to see governments prioritize policies that reduce risks to food systems as part of their stimulus packages. We need to make sure we prioritize a food future that coexists in harmony with nature”
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