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Climate insurance

Increasingly accessible agricultural data is facilitating the scaling out of index-based insurance schemes and helping farmers build resilience and adapt to climate change. 

Insurance payouts to farmers in response to climate disasters significantly reduce the financial impact of the resultant poor harvest and ensure a shorter recovery period.

KfW Scaling up adaptation through insurance, Bonn, May 14 2017
SOURCE: KfW Scaling up adaptation through insurance, Bonn, May 14 2017

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The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is a joint international institution of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the European Union (EU). CTA operates under the framework of the Cotonou Agreement and is funded by the EU.