Long before the pandemic, evidence showed a persistent deficiency in food intake of women in India. A convergence of policies and programs across sectors can boost the nutrition security of women and their communities.
“Viruses don't respect borders and neither do their knock-on effects,” Elizabeth Shackelford writes in the Chicago Tribune. “An uncontrolled outbreak in a country of 1.4 billion people is a crisis for all.”
The US and global community must promote youth-inclusive agricultural transformation, or they risk seeing strategic partners weakened by rapid population growth and threatened by the instability this generates.