Pilot Project on Weather Index Based Crop Insurance

Event: Strengthening the Enabling Environment for Disaster Risk Financing

Pilot Project on Weather Index Based Crop Insurance

26 September 2018
Author / Speaker: 
Golam Mortaza, Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) - Other materials by the author

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Bangladesh is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. Its poor farmers are most vulnerable to calamities yet they are often excluded in risk-sharing mechanisms. Traditional credit mechanisms hardly reach them. This presentation shares how an ADB project increased the resilience of the country's farmers and reduced their income shocks.

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