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Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Farmers- Kenya Report (Round 3)

Results from quantitative survey and qualitative interviews with farmers across Kenya

This report assesses the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on farmers in Kenya to understand the extent of the impact and identify areas that require short, medium, and long-term support. It further provides recommendations for the government, policymakers, and other private agencies to revive the agriculture sector.

The specific objectives of the research were to:

  • Understand, assess, and to the extent possible, quantify the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on farmers, their families, and farming activities.
  • Assess the impact of COVID-19 on farmers in terms of disruptions in their agricultural income and costs (including input costs), input supply, marketing of produce, and liquidity management.
  • Inform policy and regulatory changes to support the agriculture sector.
  • Understand the usage of communication channels and identify opportunities to recover from the pandemic. 

About this Publication

By Diana Siddiqui, Aparna Shukla , Anup Singh