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Table 7 Suggested ways to cushion AIV farmers and traders against adverse impacts of COVID-19

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

Farmers Traders
Measure % Measure %
Government to provide seed and fertilizers 72 Regulated opening of the markets 96
Provide market for produce 56
Offer transport to market 25
Allow regulated opening of local markets 68
Suspend Cess on agricultural produce 5 Tax relief 11
Provide free PPE and sanitizers to traders 15 Provide free PPE 42
Number of observations 213   196