Impacts of Corona Virus Disease-19 on Dairy Farming and Its Marketing System

Bayesa Tolasa


The corona virus disease-19(COVID-19) epidemic expanded in early December, 2019 from Wuhan, China has been represents an unprecedented emergency. Since the disease declared as pandemic worldwide, a lot of its impacts have been appeared on economy. Dairy is a key contributor to the world food supply, especially for the world’s most vulnerable populations.  However, the effects of Corona virus disease-19 (COVID-19) on this sector are still largely unquantified. By considering this the present paper is aimed to review the impacts of corona virus disease-19 (COVID-19) on dairy production and its marketing system. After Corona Virus Disease-19 (COVID-19 had been come, the factors such as lockdown, travel restrictions and border control have been consequences in difficulty to moving live animals and animal products like dairy and dairy products to markets, restricted capacity to purchase necessary production inputs, labour and professional services. Generally, an epidemic indicates the disruptions on growth, along with socio-economic consequences such as: reduced access to feed, processing, marketing, and transportation. Therefore, special aid and permits needed to transport animal feed, keep inputs flowing and empower producer.

Keywords: Corona Virus; Dairy; Products; Marketing; Impact

DOI: 10.7176/JAAS/69-01

Publication date:October 31st 2020

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