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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Topics: Agriculture and Food, Land Use Management, Risk Reduction/Management, Financial Mechanisms
Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document
Publication date: 2010