agriculture

Child labour gains since 2000 ‘could be wiped out by COVID’, UN warns

Huge gains made towards ending child labour over the last 20 years, risk being reversed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN said on Friday, in an appeal for governments to continue investing in measures that have helped reduce the number of youngsters working, by 94 million, since 2000.

FROM THE FIELD: The UN’s mission to transform agriculture, for people and planet

How can agriculture become better able to resist major international shocks such as climate change, and health crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic?