Impact of Covid19 on Indian Agriculture

The COVID-19, as we are experiencing now, is going to have an unprecedented impact on Indian Agriculture. We at Ecociate have been tracking and analysing its impact on the Indian Agriculture. We are fortunate to have 200 farmers across 7 states who generously agreed to share the ground situation with us. Moreover, experts and stakeholders of Indian agriculture readily shared their reading of the situation and indicated remedies and emerging focus areas. We have collated and analysed the data and information and shared the collective analysis through a report on Impact of Covid19 on Indian Agriculture. Along with the main report specific crop wise reports have been prepared.

Crop wise profile – Impact of Covid19

 

1. Spice: Situation Analysis – Impact on Spice Sector

Covid-19 is likely to have widespread impact on agriculture and other sectors. While many agriculture crops and allied activities are expected to be impacted by this pandemic, spice crops particularly seed spices which are being harvested during the Rabi season are witnessing a major impact of ongoing lockdown at their harvesting, post harvesting and marketing stages. The report captures the same. Read More

2. Mint: Situation Analysis – Impact on Mint

Covid-19 is likely to have extensive impact on Indian agriculture. While many agriculture crops and allied activities are expected to be impacted by this pandemic, mint crop which is being cultivated during the months of February-June would also not be an exception.Read More

3. Mango: Situation Analysis – Impact on Mango

The impact of COVID-19 on Indian Agriculture is widespread across various crops. Mango season coincides with the pandemic period and has far reaching consequences as well. Read More

4. Potato: Situation Analysis – Impact on Potato

The impact of COVID-19 on Indian Agriculture is widespread across various crops. This document analyses the effect on Potato, one of the most important food crops of India.Read More

5. Sugarcane: Situation Analysis – Impact on Sugarcane

Sugar industry are expected to be impacted by this COVID19 pandemic, Sugar industries that impacts livelihood of about 50 million sugarcane farmers and around 5 lakh workers directly employed in sugar mills . India became the world’s largest sugar producer in year 2018-19 by beating out Brazil for the first time in 16 years.Read More