Climate-linked insurance help poor farmers offset crop failure risk

Al Jazeera: Small-plot farming can be a risky business with livelihoods dependent on increasingly unpredictable weather, but new research suggests that the growth of climate-linked insurance schemes could help protect poor farmers against bad harvests. A report released Monday by the International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) at Columbia University and the Consortium of International Agricultural Research Centers (CGIAR), charts the impact that index insurance -- which differs from traditional......

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