Impact of Covid- 19 on the Agriculture Industry
1-Raul Villamarin Rodriguez
2-Pokala Pranay Kumar
1-Professor in Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Neuroscience – Dean- School of Business, Woxsen University, Hyderabad, India
2-MBA(BA.AI.ML) – School of Business, Woxsen University, India
Covid-19 pandemic enhances different opportunities in different sectors. This pandemic also affected many sectors which reduced the growth. Mainly, we are focusing on the agriculture sector which is the main sector that affects on nation’s economy. Covid-19 used to have a major impact on agriculture and agro-industries. The harvest for agricultural products was accomplished, yet farmers were hampered in certain areas leading to a shortage of workers. In this research paper, we are going to discuss the impacts on the agriculture industry. Whereas the disease outbreak poses several immediate challenges again for the agriculture industry. This also provides the opportunity to accelerate reforms inside the food and agriculture sectors in order to further increase their adaptability in face of a variety of challenges, namely changes in the environment. However, there is sufficient evidence to conclude where the Covid-19 disease seems to have a significant influence on the farming and agriculture industry.
Keywords: Agriculture: Covid-19, Farming, Production, Supply Chain, Food Security, Labour