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Sustainability and scalability of index-based insurance for agriculture and rural livelihoods

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Farmers face a variety of market and production risks that make their incomes volatile from year to year. In many cases, farmers also confront the risk of catastrophe, as, for example, when crops are destroyed by drought or pest outbreaks or when assets and lives are lost to hurricanes and floods.

Publication year: 
2009
Language: 
English
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