Weather Insurance, Price Information, and Hedging: Helping the Poor Manage Risk

Shawn Cole, Raghabendra Chattopadhyay, Stefan Hunt, Jeremy Tobacman, Petia Topalova

2008

This brief presents insights from a research project that explores the impact of a complementary pair of products that will enable poor farmers to better manage agricultural risk, especially by helping them accumulate assets and increase productivity even in the face of shocks.

Type

Research Brief

Thematic Area

Financial Inclusion