COVID-19 Agri-Information Hub/Farmers’ Challenges
What you need to know on the main challenges related to COVID-19 pandemic that farmers are facing worldwide and what is required to address them adequately.
Most of the farmers in Rwanda are suffering heavy losses, after their crops were severely damaged by heavy rains, which devastated agriculture in Rwanda, especially in May 2020. So far, Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board (RAB), states [...]
In Rwanda, agriculture represents the leading economic sector, which, if well-functioning, contributes to the smooth working order of other activities, as well as the country's economic development. Like all other industries, even agriculture has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic [...]
By Denis Kabiito, CEO, Uganda National Young Farmers Association (UNYFA) and WFO Youth Committee facilitator Challenges due to COVID-19 Increased costs of doing business Loss of jobs/ downsizing of staff on farms Members forums postponed/ limited freedom of association. No [...]