Will Farming in Africa be Reimagined in a Post-COVID-19 World?

The Covid-19 pandemic has not yet made a dent in the food supply and so far, there are no reports of shortage of essential food and agricultural goods. However, despite efforts, farm gate prices have crashed, there is a drastic drop in demand and farmers recognize that they are facing a substantial economic loss as fruits, vegetables, fish or meat have to be discarded due to lockdowns, writes Dr. Kakoli Ghosh for IPS.


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