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South Asia: A booster dose for agriculture insurance

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Source: Asia Insurance Review | Sep 2018

Asia Bangladesh South Asia Sri Lanka Agriculture

The impact of climate change is making life increasingly difficult for farmers in South Asia. We look at a few markets in the region to understand the impact of agriculture insurance on the local population.
  • The Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana scheme
  • Green Delta Insurance’s weather index-based agriculture insurance and yield index-based agriculture insurance.
  • Agricultural and Agrarian Insurance Board’s cover for farmers of six crops - rice, onions, potatoes, chillies, maize and soybeans.

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