International Journal of Research in Agronomy

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International Journal of Research in Agronomy

2021, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part A

Effects of COVID-19 countermeasures on food supply systems and productivity of agricultural enterprises: A case study of Namelok Estate farm at Kajiado, Kenya


Gilbert Munywoki, Germaine Uzayisenga, Kelvin Naftal Arumba and Justus Munywoki

In this descriptive study, we document how health precaution protocols (cessation and restriction of movement) on COVID 19 pandemic affected the productivity and supply systems of Namelok Estate Farm. Data was collected through direct interviews and field observations. The study found out that countermeasures towards the pandemic affected the availability, stability and accessibility of food. Besides, the countermeasures put to contain the spread of the virus reduced mobility of labor and key agricultural inputs. Resilience-building into small and large-scale farming system, government investment in input supply systems and subsidies to cushion agriculture productivity is recommended.
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How to cite this article:
Gilbert Munywoki, Germaine Uzayisenga, Kelvin Naftal Arumba, Justus Munywoki. Effects of COVID-19 countermeasures on food supply systems and productivity of agricultural enterprises: A case study of Namelok Estate farm at Kajiado, Kenya. Int J Res Agron 2021;4(2):120-122.