Pranav Prashad - Agricultural Microinsurance

  • Date Posted: July 19, 2012
  • Authors: Pranav Prashad
  • Organizations/Projects: ILO's Microinsurance Innovation Facility
  • Document Types: Other
  • Donor Type: Multilateral Organization

There is a clear need for better risk management for small scale farmers, yet the demand for microinsurance from clients is not necessarily there. Pranav Prashad discusses the challenges of delivering agricultural microinsurance, including client education and operational problems. He highlights some developments which are making the sector increasingly viable and looks forward to microinsurance playing a greater role in managing the risks faced by small scale farmers.