How Leaders Are Fighting Food Insecurity on Three Continents
COVID-19 is creating unprecedented strains on food security worldwide. The United Nations’ World Food Programme warns that the pandemic could almost double the number of people facing food crises in low- and middle-income populations to 265 million by the end of 2020. Even the wealthiest nations are experiencing increased food insecurity among vulnerable populations, disruptions throughout food systems, and difficulty getting excess supply to the people who most need it.
In the course of writing Problem Solving: HBS Alumni Making a Difference in the World, and more recent conversations specifically about COVID-19 impacts and responses, we’ve talked with many Harvard Business School alumni the world over. Here are some examples of how they are leading their organizations to meet food security challenges presented by the pandemic on three continents.
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