Coronavirus could double number of people going hungry

Exclusive: multinationals write to G7 and G20 urging leaders to keep borders open to trade and avert global food crisisCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFood supplies across the world will be “massively disrupted” by the coronavirus, and unless governments act the number of people suffering chronic hunger could double, some of the world’s biggest food companies have warned.Unilever, Nestlé and PepsiCo, along with farmers’ organisations, the UN Foundation, academics, and civil society groups, have written to world leaders, calling on them to keep borders open to trade in order to help society’s most vulnerable, and to invest in environmentally sustainable food production. Continue reading...

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