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What role for income stabilisation insurance in EU agriculture? The case of the Regione Emilia Romagna in Italy.

Published online: 11 Mar 2015

Authors: P'erez-Blanco, C. D. & Mysiak, J. & Gutíerrez-Martín, C. & Salvo, M. de

Content type: Bulletin

The steep upward-rising damage trend incurred by natural hazard risk as a result of climate change is already inflating economic losses in agriculture...

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Building resilience through climate risk insurance: insights from agricultural research for development.

Published online: 02 Jun 2020

Authors: Kramer, B. & Hellin, J. & Hansen, J. & Rose, A. & Braun, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Scaling insurance to transfer climate risk from the rural poor to financial markets is vital to enhance agricultural risk management in developing cou...

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The evolving distribution of payments from commodity, conservation, and Federal crop insurance programs.

Published online: 14 Feb 2018

Authors: McFadden, J. R. & Hoppe, R. A.

Content type: Bulletin

Agricultural policies - through Federal commodity, conservation, and crop insurance programs - aim to mitigate the financial risks faced by farmers an...

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Handling the weather: insurance, savings, and credit in West Africa.

Published online: 25 Mar 2015

Authors: Nicola, F. de

Content type: Bulletin

Farmers in developing countries face a wide array of risks. Yet they often lack formal financial instruments to protect against risks. This paper exam...

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Is there a market for multi-peril crop insurance in developing countries moving beyond subsidies? Evidence from India.

Published online: 19 Jun 2019

Authors: Ghosh, R. K. & Shweta Gupta & Vartika Singh & Ward, P. S.

Content type: Bulletin

Researchers and policymakers have long understood the benefits of crop insurance but have been consistently disappointed by the poor performance of th...

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Expert workshop on Guidelines for micro-finance, credit and insurance for small-scale fisheries in Asia, Bangkok, Thailand, 7-9 May 2019.

Published online: 04 Dec 2019

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

The Expert workshop on Guidelines for micro-finance, credit and insurance for small-scale fisheries in Asia was held in Bangkok, Thailand in the perio...

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Social protection in the face of climate change: principles and financing mechanisms.

Published online: 20 Jan 2016

Authors: Carter, M. R. & Janzen, S. A.

Content type: Bulletin

Climate risk is an important driver of long-term poverty dynamics, especially in rural regions. This paper builds a dynamic, multi-generation househol...

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Evaluation of farm programmes in the 2014 US farm bill: a review of the literature.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Content type: Bulletin

Main changes to US farm programmes under the 2014 Farm Bill aim to strengthen instruments for risk management, both in commodity and in crop insurance...

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Improving climate risk transfer and management for climate-smart agriculture: a review of existing examples of successful index-based insurance for scaling up.

Published online: 02 Jan 2019

Authors: Adegoke, J. & Pramod Aggarwal & Rüegg, M. & Hansen, J. & Cuellar, D. & Diro, R. & Shaw, R. & Hellin, J. & Greatrex, H. & Zougmoré, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This review consists of a collection of case studies providing the basis for further exploring the function of index-based risk management tools towar...

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The economic impact of climate change on cash crop farms in Québec and Ontario.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: An, N. & Thomassin, P. J.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper examines the economic impact of alternative climate change scenarios on representative cash crop farms in Quebec and Ontario. Mixed Integer...

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