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Index crop insurance and climate-smart agriculture - J. Hellin

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Presented in March 2015 at the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture, Abu Dhabi, under the auspices of the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS)

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Index crop insurance and climate-smart agriculture - J. Hellin

  1. 1. Index crop insurance and climate smart agriculture Jon Hellin International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture Abu Dhabi, 10th March 2015
  2. 2. Climate change and challenge of increasing agricultural productivity
  3. 3. Climate smart agriculture - drought tolerant maize varieties OPV Countries ZM309 ZW, MW, SZ ZM401 ZW, TZ (Tan250) ZM423 AO, ZA, ZM, ZW ZM523 MW, ZA, ZW ZM623 CD, LS, MW, TZ, ZW ZM625 ZM (Kamano) ZM721 CD, TZ (Tan254), ZM WS103 KE Melkassa 4 ET KDV1 KE (Dryland) KDV4 KE (Dryland) KDV6 KE (Dryland) Hybrid Countries PAN53 ZW, MW, ZM, GH, ZA, SZ Longe H7 UG MH26 MW WH403 KE WH504 KE Pris601 ZW CAP9001 SZ, ZA, MW TAN H600 TZ KAM601 ZM PGS61 ZW, ZM WH502 KE ZMS402 ZM ZMS737 ZM
  4. 4. Challenge of linking farmers to climate smart agriculture
  5. 5. Index crop insurance Rain gauge in Ethiopia Photo credit Financial Instruments Sector Team, International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Columbia University
  6. 6. Examples of index crop insurance: learn from success and ‘failures’ • India’s national index-based insurance schemes • East Africa and Agriculture and Climate Risk Enterprise (ACRE) • Ethiopia and Senegal and the R4 Rural Resilience Initiative • Mongolia Index Based Livestock Insurance Program • Kenya and Ethiopia and Index- Based Livestock Insurance Beneficiary of Takaful insurance payout in Wajir, northern Kenya Photo credit ILRI - Riccardo Gangale

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