This analytical report discusses the potential for scale and sustainability in weather index insurance for agriculture and rural livelihoods and identifies eight key principles. It includes nine case studies – Mexico, India, Ethiopia, China, Canada, United States, Ukraine and Brazil – on index insurance programmes and outlines how donors and governments can support the sector.

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Organization: IFAD

Topics: Agriculture and Food, Land Use Management, Risk Reduction/Management, Financial Mechanisms

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2010

Language: English