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Rural demand for drought insurance

Madhur Gautam

Rural demand for drought insurance

by Madhur Gautam

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Published by World Bank, Agriculture and Natural Resources Dept., Agriculture Policies Division and Policy Research Dept., Poverty and Human Resources Division in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Droughts -- Developing countries,
    • Insurance, Disaster -- Developing countries

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMadhur Gautam, Peter Hazell and Harold Alderman.
      SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 1383, Policy research working papers ;, 1383.
      ContributionsHazell, P. B. R., Alderman, Harold, 1948-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57 P63 no. 1383
      The Physical Object
      Pagination44 p. :
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL853318M
      LC Control Number95134052
      OCLC/WorldCa31808655

      Drought Challenges: Livelihood Implications in Developing Countries, Volume Two, provides an understanding of the occurrence and impacts of droughts for developing countries and vulnerable sub-groups, such as women and presents tools for assessing vulnerabilities, introduces individual policies to combat the effects of droughts, and highlights the importance of integrated multi. Rural households in developing countries face substantial risk. Households living in these risky environments have developed a range of mechanisms to shield consumption from this risk, including income smoothing, self-insurance, and social insurance arrangements. There has been a good deal.

      Downloadable! Drought is a major constraint affecting rice production especially in rainfed areas of Asia. Despite its importance in rice growing areas, the magnitude of economic losses arising from drought, its impact on farm households and farmers' drought coping mechanisms are poorly understood. This paper provides insights into these aspects of drought based on a cross-country comparative.   However, GrainCorp's ledger was partly drought-proofed by another robust performance from its malt division, with revenue rising from $b to $b on the back of solid demand for malt and.

        Introduction. Livestock production is an important agricultural commodity for food security providing the world with 17% kilocalorie consumption and 33% protein consumption contributing to the livelihoods of billion poor people globally (Rojas-Downing et al. ).In South Africa, the production of livestock has great potential to alleviate food insecurity and poverty (Mapiliyao et al. ). Filmer D, Pritchett LH. Environmental degradation and the demand for children: searching for the vicious circle in Pakistan. Environment and Development Economics. ; – Findley SE. Does drought increase migration? A study of migration from rural Mali during the drought. International Migration Review. ; 28 (3)–


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Rural demand for drought insurance. Washington, DC: World Bank, Agriculture and Natural Resources Dept., Agriculture Policies Division and Policy Research Dept., Poverty and Human Resources Division, [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Madhur Gautam; P B R Hazell; Harold Alderman; World Bank.

Agricultural. Rural demand for drought insurance (English) Abstract. Many agricultural regions in the developing world are subject to severe droughts, which can have devastating effects on household incomes and consumption, especially for the by: Rural demand for drought insurance.

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Many agricultural regions in the developing world are subject to severe droughts, which can have devastating effects on household incomes and consumption, especially for the poor.

To protect consumption, rural Cited by: Rural Demand for Drought Insurance Published on 1 January Downloads Many agricultural regions in the developing world are subject to severe droughts, which can have devastating effects on household incomes and consumption, especially for the poor.

Downloadable. Many agricultural regions in the developing world are subject to severe droughts, which can have devastating effects on household incomes and consumption, especially for the poor.

To protect consumption, rural households engage in many different risk management strategies - some mainly risk-reducing and some simply coping devices to protect consumption once income has been lost.

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Work by Karlan et al. () and McIntosh et al. () shows that the demand for index insurance appears to be quite price elastic. A global insurance expert says the sector can play a valuable role in lessening reliance on government drought assistance.

Buy rural and agricultural books and DVDs online. Drought insurance is one such instrument to protect farmers against uncertainties of crop yields in times of drought (Silvestre and Lansigan, ; Ward and Makhija, ).There have been earlier attempts to implement subsidized crop insurance programs against multiple perils, including drought, mostly unsuccessful (Hazel, ).The subsidy became too expensive for most.

Any benefit from a short-term increase in supply would be lost as demand from irrigators would increase, leaving rural communities facing the same problems when the next drought occurred. Multiple factors have contributed to the demand drought. Lack of jobs, or even where jobs are available — like in the new or digitally enabled “gig” economy — a tenuousness about the incomes from such work, the abiding rural distress, widening inequality and, interestingly, in the opinion of some economists, even the Reserve Bank of.

Page 7 - A plant's demand for water is dependent on prevailing weather conditions, biological characteristics of the specific plant, its stage of growth, and the physical and biological properties of the soil.

A definition of agricultural drought should account for the variable susceptibility of crops at different stages of crop development. For example, deficient subsoil moisture in an early.

Sound management best insurance for breeder in this drought year Jamie Brown 30 May9 a.m. To look at Milton Barratt's paddocks at Billirimba is to believe the drought has broken.

Drought service providers prepare for demand to increase Rural Business Support chief executive Brett Smith said the SA situation was hard to gauge because it was so "patchy", especially compared to the widespread drought in Qld and NSW.

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The indicators covered in this report provide assessments of important changes in U.S. agriculture—industry development; environmental effects; and implications for economic, social, and environmental sustainability. "The end of a drought unleashes deferred farmer demand as they restock," another analyst said.

"The market knows that. Rural shares always rise. Agriculture is not just a food producing machine but the backbone of the livelihood of 60 per cent of Indians.

The extensive drought spotlights a situation of mass rural .Working and performance of regional rural banks in Haryana-comparitive study of Gurgaon Gramin Bank and Harco Bank The Journal of the Economics of Ageing "Inflation In Food Articles: Causes And Analysis Of Factors During The Post Crisis Period In India" Dynamics of Demand for Rainfall Index Insurance: Evidence from a Commercial Product in.

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