Food Security

These 5 charts show the impact COVID-19 is having on children around the world

1.5 billion children have been out of school - sparking an education crisis around the world. Image: REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Kate Whiting

Senior Writer, Formative Content


Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Food Security is affecting economies, industries and global issues
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale

Stay up to date:

Food Security

Have you read?

Children suffering with malnutrition. Image: World Health Organization
More than a billion children have been affected by school closures since March. Image: United Nations Sustainable Development Group
School meals can be a lifeline for many children. Image: Save Our Future
UK parents reported more emotional difficulties among children aged four to 10. Image: University of Oxford
Children are missing out on vital vaccines during the pandemic. Image: World Health Organization

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:

Food SecurityAgriculture, Food and BeverageSDG 02: Zero HungerGlobal HealthCOVID-19Pandemic Preparedness and Response


Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda


You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

Inflation: can central banks tame it? Hear the Radio Davos podcast
About Us
Partners & Members
Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2022 World Economic Forum