Agricultural insurance for smallholder farmers: Digital innovations for scale

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June 24, 2020

500 million households globally depend on agriculture for their livelihoods. Increasingly affected by shocks and extreme weather patterns, most do not have any insurance to protect their income. Using primary and secondary research, this report from GSMA AgriTech explores how mobile technology can drive the adoption of index insurance to develop smallholder farmer resilience. Their recommendations show how index insurance services can grow through bundling and partnership-based approaches. 

Read the GSMA AgriTech report, 'Agricultural insurance for smallholder farmers: Digital innovations for scale'

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