Thursday
August 27
2020

Analysis: Kenya must build resilience of agriculture to survive ever-increasing threats

By Mwendah M’Mailutha

The Covid-19 pandemic has revealed the vulnerability of the agri-food value chain to external shocks, thus there is need for stakeholders to help build resilience of the sector.

For millions of families, the impact of Covid-19 is catastrophic. Smallholder farmers depend on farm-level production for nourishment and income to support their families pay for education, healthcare and other essential expenses.

Photo courtesy of Christophe Maertens.

Source: Daily Nation (link opens in a new window)

Categories
Agriculture, Coronavirus
Tags
agribusiness, coronavirus, education, microenterprise, smallholder farmers