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PIM Webinar: Helping smallholder farmers manage risks

The PIM Webinar “Helping smallholder farmers manage risks: Innovations to improve agricultural insurance” was conducted on September 19, 2018 by Berber Kramer (IFPRI) and Patrick Ward (Duke Kunshan University).

Published on http://pim.cgiar.org

 

We discussed two research-based innovations in the agricultural insurance: (1) bundling of index-based insurance products with novel climate-smart risk-reducing agricultural technologies and practices, and (2) a new technology that uses smartphone photo data over time to create a new picture-based insurance product. The major advantage of field-based monitoring is that it can be used to reduce basis risk. Findings from research in India and Bangladesh were presented. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/AgInsuranceWebinar

 

September 24, 2018

CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions and Markets (PIM)



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