Changing Climate – Changing Behaviour

Christina Tewes-Gradl, Johanna Huppert
Working Papers

How agricultural micro insurance can help smallholders reduce their risk of climate-related disaster

Agricultural microinsurance is currently being tested in a wide variety of settings to support smallholder farmers in developing countries in coping with the effects of climate change, such as droughts, floods, or increased frequency and severity of infestations. This paper shows that microinsurance can also help smallholders to adapt to climate change.