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Agriculture co-ops feeding nations during Covid-19 crisis

As Covid-19 continues to impact countries all over the world, global food security is at risk.

The pandemic is affecting food supply and demand, posing challenges to small-scale farmers who face difficulties accessing markets to sell their products or buy essential inputs.

While the majority of agri food co-operatives are continuing to operate, they have to adapt to a new environment.

In Spain the Federation of Agricultural Co-operatives launched a call for farm workers. The federation estimates that between 80,000 and 100,000 workers will be needed.

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