Uzbekistan’s Food Supply amid the COVID-19 Lockdown

Key Messages

  • Lockdown containment measures disrupt food supply and Uzbekistan is not an exception.
  • Significant food price increases, reduced access to nutritious food, and interapted logistics were recorded over the months of the strict lockdown.
  • The multiple and rapid government policy actions softened some of the severe impacts of the lockdown.
  • Uzbekistan cannot however be compliant about its food systems resilience.
  • More has to be done to guarantee households’ food security as the pandamic continuous.

CPRO Policy Brief 2020-08
Authors: Etenesh B. Asfaw                                                                    

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