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207. Towards Agricultural Resilience -Climate Change and the New Coronavirus -

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The latest issue of ARDEC, the information magazine of the Overseas Agricultural and Development Center, Japanese Institute of Irrigation and Drainage (JIID), focused on the impact of climate change and the new coronavirus in agricultural resilience. 

The magazine also featured a JIRCAS article discussing the relationship between COVID-19 and the global food system based on reports and materials from international organizations and the latest papers on the issue. Specifically, the article summarized the impact of COVID-19 on international trade and the structural challenges of consumption and production exposed by COVID-19, and the future trends in international agricultural research. 

The December 2020 issue of ARDEC is available in Japanese at 


Contributor: IIYAMA Miyuki (Research Strategy Office)