The COVID-19 recovery is a chance to transform global agriculture

A French farmer harvests peas during sunset in Moeuvres, France, June 22, 2020. Picture taken, June 22, 2020. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol - RC22FH9C48U3

It's time to rebuild better. Image: REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Juan Lucas Restrepo
Director-General, Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture.
Mauricio Cárdenas
Senior Fellow, Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy
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