FORUM: COVID-19 Shock to Food Supply Chain: The Necessity of Moving toward Modern Paradigms

Mehrdad Niknami


Besides damage to the environment, current industrial agriculture has decreased ecosystem capacity and provided the context for spreading various diseases in human communities. The covid-19 crisis and traffic restrictions not only had a hygienic, economical, and social impact but also caused disruptions in the food supply chain and the fragility of food systems in some regions asynchronously. Theoretically and practically, agriculture and food supply chain paradigm-shifting using the Internet of things (IoT) and Agroecology paradigm application, by providing food security, shortening the food supply chain, and improving food security, is considered a proper response to COVID-19 shock.


COVID-19; Food Supply Chain; Food Security; Agroecology; Internet of Things

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ISSN 1869-6945


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