Africa: Q&A - Understanding Covid-19's Impact On Food Security and Nut – AuthenticAfrican

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[IPS] United Nations -- While it is too early to assess the full impact of the global COVID-19 lockdowns, at least 83 million to 132 million more people may go hungry this year -- 690 million people were classified as hungry in 2019 -- as the pandemic has highlighted the vulnerabilities and inadequacies of global food systems.