Impacts of COVID-19 on Myanmar's chicken and egg sector, with implications for the sustainable development goals.

May 1, 2021 - Author: Fang, Peixun; Belton, Ben; Zhang, Xiaobo; and Ei Win, Hnin.

Fang, Peixun; Belton, Ben; Zhang, Xiaobo; and Ei Win, Hnin. (2021). Impacts of COVID-19 on Myanmar's chicken and egg sector, with implications for the sustainable development goals. Agricultural Systems, 190.

Highlights

  • COVID-19 has severely impacted chicken and egg production in Myanmar.
  • Chicken farms experienced a partial V-shaped recovery between June and August.
  • Broiler farms had more rapid supply responses to the shock than layer farms.
  • Integrated layer-fish farms were more resilient to the shock than pure layer farms.
  • The drop in production and employment inhibits Myanmar's progress toward the SDGs.

Authors

Ben Belton

Ben Belton
beltonbe@msu.edu

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