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COVID-19 : Home farming takes root in Lebanon amid coronavirus shortages 

COVID-19 : Home farming takes root in Lebanon amid coronavirus shortages  | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

As Lebanon’s coronavirus lockdown puts further strain on its already shrinking workforce and compounds dire food shortages, insurance specialist Fares Mdawar has invested his free time into converting the patch of land by his home into a farm.


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Coronavirus lockdowns are choking Africa's food supply

Coronavirus lockdowns are choking Africa's food supply | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

In a pre-dawn raid in food-starved Zimbabwe, police enforcing a coronavirus lockdown confiscated and destroyed 3 tons of fresh fruit and vegetables by setting fire to it. Wielding batons, they scattered a group of rural farmers who had traveled overnight, breaking restrictions on movement to bring the precious produce to one of the country’s busiest markets.


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