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Unlocking smallholder credit

Microinsurance Paper #:



  Unlocking smallholder credit


Richard Meyer, Independent consultant
Peter Hazell, Independent consultant
Panos Varangis, Finance & Markets Global Practice - World Bank Group

Date of Publication:

  January 2018


This paper reviews possibilities for, and experience with, credit-linked crop insurance, including different types of insurance and credit arrangements, ranging from insurance sold to individual farmers to meso insurance sold to financial service providers to cover losses suffered by farmer borrowers.

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