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Drought-tolerant rice, weather index insurance, and comprehensive risk management for smallholders: evidence from a multi-year field experiment in India.

Aust J Agric Resour Econ 2020 Apr 15;64(2):421-454. Epub 2019 Oct 15.

International Food Policy Research Institute Washington District of Columbia USA.

In rainfed production systems throughout India, agricultural activities are dependent upon the summer monsoon, and any aberration in monsoon rainfall patterns can have severe consequences for rice production. There is considerable policy interest in designing programs to lower small-scale farmers' exposure to these types of risk given the regularity with which adverse monsoon events occur. This paper introduces a field experiment conducted with two risk management options in the state of Odisha: a drought-tolerant rice cultivar; and a weather index insurance product designed to complement the performance of the cultivar. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7188305PMC

On the resurgent population and food debate.

Authors:
D G Johnson

Aust J Agric Resour Econ 1997 Mar;41(1):1-17

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March 1997
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