Insuring the world’s small farmers to boost incomes and food security

Fewer than one in five smallholder farmers have agricultural insurance. Some 270 million small farmers in developing countries require coverage for about $80 billion in farm inputs (and even more for their labor and harvest value). That represents an annual premium value of between $8 billion and $15 billion, according to a landscape analysis from ISF Advisors (formerly the Initiative for Smallholder Finance).

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