Feeding South Asia in Times of Crisis: Building Resilient Agriculture Supply Chains

Food prices have risen by more than 10 percent in South Asia this year, more than any other region. Trade policy responses such as eliminating tariffs and facilitating trade flows can help maintain access to essential food products. How resilient are South Asia’s food supply chains amid the COVID-19 pandemic? Are there new opportunities to strengthen or expand regional value chains? How do governments and private companies in the region prepare food supply chains and trade policies for an economic recovery? This #OneSouthAsia webinar will explore these issues and answer your questions.

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Senior research fellow with the International Food Policy Research Institute

Senior research fellow at the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies

Head of the Sustainable Development Policy Institute

Cecile Fruman, Director, Regional Integration and Engagement in South Asia, World Bank

Director, Regional Integration and Engagement, South Asia

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