Effect of covid 19 on agriculture

Covid 19 have impacted on agriculture as the virus and accompanied restrictions has greatly impacted livelihoods and business in both the government and private sector like transport, travel and tourism have been badly hit by border closures and restrictions of movement

This article specifically explore the impact on agriculture and looks at how African's development pattern's and supporting efforts to individuals and enterprises

Why Agriculture?

The restrictions imposed to prevent spread of the corona virus caused disruption in food chains which in turn poses twin threat exacerbating poverty and hunger in vulnerable population. Millions of people in rural areas relay on substitence farming for their food and supliment income.

In conclusion; agriculture however contribute 65% of Africa's employment and 75% of its domestic trade.

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