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Impacts of novel coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic on fisheries sector in India: A Minireview

Purkait, Soumyadip and Karmakar, Sutanu and Chowdhury, Supratim and Mali, Prasenjit and Sau, Surya Kanta (2020) Impacts of novel coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic on fisheries sector in India: A Minireview. Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Biosciences, Vol.8 (3). pp. 487-492. ISSN 2582 – 2845

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In Indian context, COVID-19 pandemic is an unrivalled shock for the economy and health system as a whole. Disruption of demand and supply chain of agricultural commodity like fish and fishery products for the prolonged nation-wide lockdown will directly affect 14.5 million people associated with the sector. The magnitude of the versatile impact includes production distribution and marketing of inland fisheries, marine capture fisheries, seed supply and seafood export. This working paper aims to describe the multidirectional economic impacts of the fisheries sector from this pandemic and a set of policy recommendation to ameliorate this shock.

Item Type: Articles
Keywords: Covid, India, Economy, Health, Agriculture, Commodities, Fish Products, Fish Production, Fish Marketing, Inland Fisheries, Capture Fisheries, Exports, Economic Impact, Policy
Subjects: Disasters and Climate Change
Depositing User: Jeeva ICSF Rajan
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2022 10:46
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2022 10:46
URI: http://icsfarchives.net/id/eprint/16964

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