Press release

COVID-19, seed security and social differentiation: when it rains, it pours

Published on
October 14, 2020

Food security and seed security are closely linked, especially for poor smallholders in developing countries. The impacts of COVID-19 highlight the vulnerability of marginalized groups, and their exposure across multiple social and economic dimensions. Employing seed interventions as part of the COVID-19 recovery requires recognizing local social dynamics, or risks worsening the situation for the most disadvantaged.

Article by Erik Delaquis and Conny J.M. Almekinders (KTI).

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