COVID-19: Protecting workers

Sectoral impact: Agriculture and food security crucial to COVID-19 recovery

While working to feed the world, many agricultural workers are unable to lift themselves out of poverty and food insecurity. As the pandemic spreads, the continued functioning of food supply chains is crucial in preventing a food crisis and reducing the negative impact on the global economy. Coordinated policy responses are needed to support agribusiness and the livelihoods and working conditions of millions of agricultural workers in line with relevant international labour standards.

Date issued: 12 May 2020 | Size/duration: 0:59