Barbara Magdalena Wieliczko, Zbigniew Floriańczyk, Cezary Klimkowski


COVID-19 pandemic disturbed the normal functioning of the global and national economies. Numerous sectors experienced serious fall in their economic activity due to lockdowns. Agriculture has not been the biggest victim of the sudden storm in the socio-economic life, but some parts of the sector suffered visible disturbance to their normal activities and resulted in revision of policies aiming at food supply stabilization.

The importance of the risk management systems in agriculture has been growing as the global interconnectedness and climate changes result in increasing riskiness of agricultural activity.

The aim of the paper is to show one of the most advanced agriculture risk management systems, that is the US and Canadian ones and to assess how well fitted they are to support farming in times of abrupt turbulences. The study is based on literature review. The study shows that both US and Canadian agriculture risk management systems offer a wide range of support tools and can be swiftly modified to strengthen their effectiveness when needed.



agriculture, risk management, USA, Canada, COVID-19, resilience

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