Prototype tool can help maintain farmers’ involvement in index insurance projects
05. April 2017 index insurance 0
Subsistence farming of maize, groundnut, and millet is the dominating means of livelihood in Tambacounda, a region in eastern Senegal about the size of Denmark. Most smallholder farmers in the region do not have irrigation, so their crops are dependent on rainfall, known as rain-fed agriculture. But rainfall can be good on some years and bad on others—and it is just one of the many climate-related challenges that smallholder farmers face.
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