Amidst the global coronavirus pandemic, China is planning to draft and carry out a response plan to ensure food security. The move comes in the wake of the pandemic having wreaked havoc in agriculture supply chains worldwide, which threatens to trigger a potential food crisis.
As the world is poised at this precarious juncture, here’s a look at top 15 food secure countries as per the The Global Food Security Index assessment.
The Global Food Security Index considers the core issues of affordability, availability, and quality across a set of 113 countries. The index is a dynamic quantitative and qualitative benchmarking model, constructed from 34 unique indicators, that measures these drivers of food security across both developing and developed countries.
This index is the first to examine food security comprehensively across the three internationally established dimensions.
In India, the migrant crisis as a result of COVID-19 lockdown has already exposed alarming figures of those going hungry. How do you think world leaders can better address the issue and secure more food for their citizens? How can India protect its population from going hungry? Share your views below.