COVID-19 has brought about unexpected positive outcomes despite having affected many lives across the world negatively, says HIVOS Regional Advocacy Manager for sustainable food in Southern Africa William Chilufya. Analysing Zambia’s food and nutrition security situation amid COVID-19 and the extent to which the pandemic had affected people’s lives in the country, Chilufya said the outbreak had taught citizens how to rely on themselves. Chilufya said disruptions to global foods systems brought about by lockdowns and closures of international borders had also provided an opportunity for farmers to supply locally produced goods on a larger scale. “For me I think there is a silver lining to this whole situation; what COVID-19 has done is it has created an opportunity for…...

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