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Developing rainfall-based index insurance in Morocco

Author: Jerry Skees; World Bank. Middle East and North Africa Region. Private Sector Development and Finance Group.; World Bank. Development Research Group. Rural Development.; World Bank. Financial Sector Department.
Publisher: World Bank, Middle East and North Africa Region, Private Sector Development and Finance Group : Development Research Group, Rural Development : Financial Sector Dept., [2001]
Series: Policy research working papers, 2577.
Edition/Format:   Print book : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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Almost 90 percent of Moroccan agriculture is not irrigated, and since most of Morocco's crops depend on adequate rainfall, yields and production vary widely. A drought insurance program based on rainfall index contracts is feasible in parts of Morocco and could significantly benefit its farmers.
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Developing rainfall-based index insurance in Morocco.
World Bank, Middle East and North Africa Region, Private Sector Development and Finance Group : Development Research Group, Rural Development : Financial Sector Dept., [2001]
(OCoLC)646854051
Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Skees; World Bank. Middle East and North Africa Region. Private Sector Development and Finance Group.; World Bank. Development Research Group. Rural Development.; World Bank. Financial Sector Department.
OCLC Number: 46875968
Notes: "April 2001."
Description: 37 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Policy research working papers, 2577.
Responsibility: by Jerry Skees [and others].

Abstract:

Almost 90 percent of Moroccan agriculture is not irrigated, and since most of Morocco's crops depend on adequate rainfall, yields and production vary widely. A drought insurance program based on rainfall index contracts is feasible in parts of Morocco and could significantly benefit its farmers.

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