Avoiding Hunger during Crisis Situation in Philippines: The COVID 19-Challenges

Emerson L. Bergonio *

Central Bicol State University of Agriculture, San Jose, Pili, Camarines Sur, Philippines.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


People’s livelihoods and other assets of the people concerning agricultural production and food supply are currently being affected by COVID-19 crisis. Change in both food production and consumption may be expected and this will require urgent and critical decisions on how to prevent the threat of food/resource scarcity and hunger including risks to biodiversity, health and well-being of households within the poverty threshold.

Keywords: COVID-19 crisis, food/resource scarcity, agricultural commodities, hunger

How to Cite

Bergonio, E. L. (2023). Avoiding Hunger during Crisis Situation in Philippines: The COVID 19-Challenges. Current Journal of Applied Science and Technology, 42(12), 12–14. https://doi.org/10.9734/cjast/2023/v42i124106


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