Weather index-based insurance: a tool for managing climate risk

Bad weather is a serious risk for low-income farmers, pastoralists, fisherfolk and others whose livelihoods depend on the natural resource base. CCAFS is working with partners around the world to develop weather index-based insurance schemes that help secure farmers’ livelihoods and give them the capacity to invest in climate-smart technologies, thereby helping to secure the world’s food supply.
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2013

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  • CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security

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CCAFS. 2013. Weather index-based insurance: a tool for managing climate risk. Research in Action. Copenhagen, Denmark: CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS).

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RESEARCH IN ACTION