DATA SOURCE UPDATE: Global Trade Alert, up-to-date data on Covid-19 related import and export restrictions on food and medicine across countries

RESOURCES FOR REPORTING ON SUPPLY CHAINS

S&P Global, overview of U.S. food supply chains and COVID-19

International Food Policy and Research Institute, COVID-19 food trade policy tracker

International Food Policy and Research Institute, COVID-19 research and analysis

U.S. Chamber of Commerce, coronavirus information

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service, global COVID-19 trade updates

World Trade Organization, trade data

Harvard Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, Journalist’s Resource, trade and tariff data

Hinrich Foundation, trade research resource center

National Press Foundation, tips for covering global trade

Agricultural Market Information System, market monitor

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, domestic food prices monitor

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, resources on COVID-19

World Food Programme, data visualizations on food security and other issues

“Risk of hunger pandemic as COVID-19 set to almost double acute hunger by end of 2020”, World Food Programme Insight

Four Kites, Network Congestion Map

Food Dive, major food manufacturer closure tracker

 

RECENT REPORTING ON FOOD PRODUCTION AND TRADE

Hinrich Foundation, “Post COVID-19: More regional trade and shorter supply chains?” by Stephen Olson, May 2020

Trade Vistas

“A shortage of farm guest workers could threaten America’s harvest,” by Sarah Hubbart, April 2020

“Soybean prices are a proxy for how the trade war is going,” by Andrea Durkin, October 2019

“Honey bees pollinate trade opportunities,” by Andrea Durkin, August 2019

“U.S. wine industry is drowning its sorrows over transatlantic trade spat,” by Alice Calder, February 2020

“Pistachios: The quirks of agricultural trade in a nutshell,” by Andrea Durkin, April 2020