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Financial products to improve agricultural outcomes and food security

Weather-indexed crop insurance, specialized savings accounts, and warehouse receipt programs are among the products that meet smallholder farmers’ specific financial needs.
Smallholder farmers sometimes have trouble getting loans, as they are judged by lenders to be too risky. Pilot projects in Africa suggest that weather index-based crop insurance no… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/impact-stories/financial-products-improve-agricultural-outcomes-and-food-se/