COVID-19 pandemic: Implication on Nigeria agriculture and role of extension

  • U.C. Undiandeye
  • N.A. Ayi
Keywords: COVID -19 impact, food security, e-extension, technology application.


The paper focused on COVID-19 pandemic, its implication on the Nigeria agriculture and the role of extension. The review uncovered a subtle but undeniable negative impact on all the value chain of the Nigeria agriculture. One of the most important factors that may avert this negative impact is agricultural extension service. With lockdown, travel ban and social distancing, the way out becomes technology. Government and institutions at all levels should intentionally deploy technology tools to aid effective agricultural extension service to farmers.


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eISSN: 2408-6851
print ISSN: 1119-944X