1. FEKADU TADESSE - Department of Agribusiness and value chain management, Ambo University, P.O.Box 19, Ambo, Ethiopia.
2. HAILEMICHAEL ALEMU TOLLA - PhD. Student, College of Public Administration (CPA), Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, China.
The study attempts to determine coping strategies of agribusiness entrepreneur in West Shoa Zone of Oromia, Ethiopia. Random sampling method was used to select 141- agribusiness entrepreneur from five-agribusiness sector. Agribusiness entrepreneur pursued five broad coping strategies. More than one third of agribusiness entrepreneur pursue defensive strategies. CMP result also shows that agribusiness entrepreneur with credit and COVID-19 stimulus tend to survive during COVID-19. As a result, government should provide such institutional facility for agribusiness entrepreneur.
Agribusiness entrepreneur, COVID-19, CMP, Coping Strategies.