Volume 1, Issue II, Page 89-97

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

Ahasan Ullah Khan*, Israt Jahan Ema, Ayesha Shiddika Afsana, Anayat Ullah Khan, Afroza Zannaty, Md. Ruman Faruk and Sufianur Rahman

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Received: 02 May, 2021

Accepted: 01 June, 2021

Published: 01 June, 2021

Available in online: 02 June, 2021

 

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Abstract

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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