Slackening of Food Supply Chain during COVID-19 and Affecting Livelihood - A Global Concern


  • Ambika Prasad Mishra Department of Soil Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha, India
  • Jyoti Prakash Sahoo Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar, India



The outbreak of COVID-19 has brought about another age on world as the human civilization is restricted in many aspects of everyday lives. There is no exception in the sector of food production and the supply chain of food. Due to constraints on demand, shutting of food production facilities, financial limitations, enterprise operations and delivery of different food items have been interrupted in the food supply chain. Every nation must comprehend the importance of the situation according to the spreading scenario of the ongoing pandemic. The probability of transmission via the food sector is regarded inconsequential, and the public authorities do not believe it necessary to follow COVID into workplaces. The unfavourable effects on the climate, the food framework and the people of the foodstuffs network are evident. An installation for the food supply chain should focus on amenities such as maintaining the safety and health of employees and changing working circumstances. This paper aims at discussing the effects of COVID-19 on the socio-economic status of human being including the negative impacts on the agriculture and food supply chain.


COVID-19, Lockdown, Pandemic, Food supply chain, Agriculture


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Mishra, A. P., & Sahoo, J. P. (2021). Slackening of Food Supply Chain during COVID-19 and Affecting Livelihood - A Global Concern. Journal of Botanical Research, 3(3), 32–40.


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