Coronavirus Conversations: How the pandemic is exacerbating food insecurity and global inequities

July 07, 2020

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A man is shown wearing a blue shirt with "Lagos Food Bank" written on it while carrying a cardboard box on his back.

A volunteer carries food parcels to distribute to vulnerable residents, during a lockdown by the authorities in efforts to limit the spread of the coronavirus in Lagos, Nigeria, April 9, 2020.


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The coronavirus crisis has exacerbated existing crises of food insecurity and health disparities. And mass protests around the world continue to spotlight deep-seated inequities faced by communities of color. As part of our weekly discussion series on the global pandemic and as a special podcast in The World's feed, reporter Elana Gordon moderated a conversation exploring the global food supply and inequities, presented with Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Listen to the rest of our coronavirus conversations series here.

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