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202. COVID-19 Recovery and Leapfrog Food System Transformation in Africa

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In December 2012, CGIAR's Dr. Kundhavi Kadiresan published an article entitled How Africa can lead the world in the COVID-19 recovery, and suggested that Africa can build greater resistance to global shocks, leapfrogging other regions by transforming the food system that the entire continent and the world has outgrown.  

Dr. Kadiresan is Managing Director of the Global Engagement and Innovation, CGIAR System Organization, a global partnership that unites international organizations engaged in research about food security. On behalf of CGIAR, she delivered a congratulatory message on the occasion of the JIRCAS 50th anniversary celebration in November 10, 2020. The CGIAR is also celebrating its 50thfounding anniversary next year. 

The full article is available at:

Inter Press Service. OPINION - How Africa can Lead the World in the COVID-19 Recovery By Kundhavi Kadiresan http://www.ipsnews.net/2020/12/africa-can-lead-world-covid-19-recovery/

Contributor: IIYAMA Miyuki (Research Strategy Office)