EU: Agriculture and COVID-19: ‘EU organic sector at risk of regressive policies’ | MED-Amin network |
Organic farmers are less dependent on agricultural inputs than their conventional counterparts because they don’t rely on synthetic pesticides and fertilisers. That can make their production more resilient in times like the coronavirus pandemic, since global agrochemicals supply chains face disruptions, but it doesn’t mean the sector has escaped the outbreak unscathed.