COVID-19 : La FNSEA répond « présent »

Launch of massive mask purchase for Farmers and their farmworkers Based on the needs expressed by farmers, the Fédération Nationale des Syndicats d'Exploitants Agricoles (FNSEA) proposed a joint operation for the collective purchase of protective masks. This approach aims to [...]

COVID-19: NFU UK launches a central online recruitment hub to tackle the issues affecting labour on the farms

Over recent weeks, the NFU has been in close contact with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) on the issues affecting labour on the farm due to the coronavirus pandemic. As a result, Pick For Britain, a [...]

Form a National Food & Nutrition Security Task Force to Avert the Effects COVID-19 Pandemic in Uganda

By Dr Dick Nuwamanya Kamuganga, President, Uganda National Farmers Federation (UNFFE) We are entering into uncertain times. On 30th March 2020, the President issued public health guidelines in response to the rapidly and aggressively spreading COVID-19 pandemic. As of today, [...]

Coronavirus: Facts and Tips from The Danish Agriculture & Food Council

Coronavirus is affecting all - both as individuals in everyday life and on the more massive lines of trade and business. Danish agriculture is, of course, also affected, and the consequences can be far-reaching. COVID-19 pandemic’ impacts on Danish farmers' [...]

What Italian farmers need to address COVID 19 challenges? Coldiretti’s Highlights

The coronavirus outbreak is affecting every single aspect of modern societies, and the agriculture sector is undoubtedly not immune to these negative impacts. From analysis on the Italian agro-food sector situation, carried out from the beginning of the sanitary crisis, [...]

2020-06-08T18:51:38+02:00April 16th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Europe, Farmers’ challenges, Governments’ support|

“The farmers of South Africa will support our people and our country in these times of need and turbulence,” says Pierre Vercueil, Agri SA’s president

Since the World Health Organisation confirmed the outbreak of the COVID-19 as a global pandemic, the South African national government has been putting in place a range of regulations and directives to curb the spread of the virus effectively. The [...]

COVID-19: Highlights from Zimbabwe Farmers’ Union

The social distance at the farms implies that farmers must limit the number of labour force-carrying an activity at a time. That means activity turnaround time is prolonged, increasing production costs putting pressure on cash flows. Farmers are also expected [...]

COVID-19: What Cambodian Farmers Are Experiencing?

Q&A session with Sok Sotha, Managing Director of Cambodian Farmer Federation Association of Agriculture Producers (CFAP) What are the most significant impacts that COVID-19 pandemic has on farmers' daily activity in your country? Since its outbreak, the COVID-19 pandemic has [...]

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