Volume 1, Issue II, Page 89-97

Review Article

Effects of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) on Agricultural Sectors in Bangladesh: A Review

Ahasan Ullah Khan*,
Ahasan Ullah Khan*,

*Climate-Smart Agriculture Lab, Department of Agroforestry and Environmental Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet-3100, Bangladesh & Department of Entomology, Faculty of Agriculture, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet-3100, Bangladesh. Email: [email protected]

Israt Jahan Ema,
Israt Jahan Ema,

Department of Plant Pathology and Seed Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet 3100, Bangladesh

Ayesha Shiddika Afsana,
Ayesha Shiddika Afsana,

Department of Poultry Science, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202, Bangladesh.

Anayat Ullah Khan,
Anayat Ullah Khan,

Department of Mathematics, Jashore University of Science and Technology, Jashore-7408, Bangladesh.

Afroza Zannaty, Md. Ruman Faruk
Afroza Zannaty, Md. Ruman Faruk

Department of Fisheries Technology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Gazipur-1706, Bangladesh & Department of Agricultural Extension Education, Faculty of Agriculture, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet 3100, Bangladesh

and Sufianur Rahman
Sufianur Rahman

Department of Agricultural Economics and Policy, Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet 3100, Bangladesh.

Received: 02 May, 2021 || Accepted: 01 June, 2021 || Published: 01 June, 2021

Article info

Received: 02 May, 2021

Accepted: 01 June, 2021

Published: 01 June, 2021

Available in online: 02 June, 2021


*Corresponding author:

[email protected]



The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a new era in the efficacy of the agricultural sectors while the costs of this new era on humanity, the economy, and the food sector are still under examination. For example, the agricultural sectors like agriculture, fisheries, livestock is one vital aspect of food systems that is directly affected by COVID-19. This review paper summarizes COVID-19 and its effects on the agricultural sectors. The COVID-19 has an effect on profit of agriculture, livestock, and fisheries and has opened up inequalities within the food chain. As a result, the epidemic has shown that our food chain is fragile. Since the worldwide population and urbanization will be raised in the coming decades, epidemics will occur more often. To that end, we have highlighted the need to ensure contingency plans and mitigation strategies about agricultural systems which would more sustainable and resilient.

Keywords:  COVID-19, Coronavirus, Agriculture, Fisheries, Livestock, Food security and Bangladesh.


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