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Table 5 Impact of COVID-19 on AIV production and trade volumes and profits

From: Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on African indigenous vegetables value chain in Kenya

  2019 2020 Difference % impact
Farmers: study areaa
 Total area planted on AIV (acres) 270 165 (105) (39)
 Production (kg) 3,15,646 1,92,544 (1,23,102)  
 Farm profit/gross margin per acre 55,543 33,881 (21,662)  
Projections for the whole country
 Total area planted on AIV (acres) 5,85,338 3,57,056 (2,28,282) (39)
 Production in kg 9,96,567,547 6,07,906,203 (3,88,661,343)  
Traders: study areaa
 Total quantity traded per day (kg) 50,909 17,818 (33,091) (65)
 Net profit/traders/day 1010 353 (656)  
  1. aKirinyaga, Migori, Vihiga, Nairobi, Kiambu and Kisumu. Data for calculating the effect of COVID-19 was obtained from FAO Statistics, 2020 and Tegemeo Agricultural Policy Research and Analysis Program (TAPRA, 2014) of Egerton University-a study done in 37 Counties in Kenya