Partly as a result of coordinated government efforts since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, food supply chains in Peru have remained relatively resilient to logistical challenges and national lockdowns.
With the coronavirus pandemic placing pressure on international trade and global supply chains, Kuwait has moved to strengthen its food security through increased international cooperation and investment in agriculture technology (agri-tech).
Economic update | Digital solutions enhance resilience of Kenya’s agriculture sector amid Covid-19 pressures
Kenya’s farmers are currently facing two distinct crises: coronavirus and a locust invasion. However, the ongoing uptake of digital solutions is helping to strengthen resilience in the agriculture sector and ensure that fresh produce can still reach consumers.
Papua New Guinea confirmed its first case of Covid-19 on March 20, involving a foreign mine worker in Morobe Province. This prompted the government to declare a two-week state of emergency commencing March 24, which has since been extended by two months.
One of the greatest global threats to agriculture in the wake of Covid-19 is the possibility of disruptions to supply chains, particularly for fresh produce that might be spoiled during transit delays.