International Journal of Agriculture Extension and Social Development
2021, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part B
Lockdown effects on agriculture and biodiversity
R Shiva Shankar
Although COVID-19 pandemic pose a serious threat to mankind and staggered the economic activities, but on the other hand it is considered as "Blessing in Disguise" where pollution is reducing and nature seems to be busy in reclaiming its space in the absence of constant flurry of human activities. This positive impact to environment seems to be short, but have great positive impact on biodiversity so government rather than all human beings learn to reduce the pollution in the long run for the sustainable development. Most of the Indian farmer’s depends upon informal labour for harvesting and other agricultural sector but lockdown and other social distancing measures hugely disruptive the labors. The present review deals with the effects of lockdown on agriculture and society biodiversity.