Climate Smart village project: Index-based Crop Insurance coming to life in India
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CCAFS. 2013. Climate Smart village project: Index-based Crop Insurance coming to life in India.
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CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) has introduced the model of "Climate Smart Villages (CSVs)" in India, and is slowly scaling up and expanding to other countries in the South Asia region. www.ccafs.cgiar.org The idea is to raise awareness among farming communities in South Asia about various technological, institutional and policy-oriented options that have the potential to increase their climatic resilience, adaptation, agricultural productivity and income, while reducing emissions of greenhouse gases. In this video, you will meet people who have received insurance payments due to crop losses, a positive effect from being an insured farmer via an index-based insurance scheme set up by CCAFS South Asia and partners. Read more: http://ow.ly/kXVFR