Smallholder access to weather securities in India: demand and impact on production decisions

Smallholder access to weather securities in India: demand and impact on production decisions
August 2015-Isaac Manuel R , Andre Butler, Miguel Robles (IFPRI), Francisco Ceballos (IFPRI)
Lead Center : Centre for Microfinance
Focus Area :Insurance and Pensions

Weather-based insurance products insure farmers against production risks on the basis of a weather index that is highly correlated to local yields. The main objective of this study was to assess the impact of the product (simplified WII) on the production and consumption behaviours of smallholder farmers in India.


Related Projects : Smallholder access to weather securities in India: demand andimpact on production decisions

Weather-based insurance products insure farmers against production risks on the basis of a weather index that is highly correlated to local yields. The main objective of this study was to assess the impact of the product (simplified WII) on the production and consumption behaviours of smallholder farmers in India.