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Developing rainfall-based index insurance in Morocco

Developing rainfall-based index insurance in Morocco

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Published in World Bank, Middle East and North Africa Region, Private Sector Development and Finance Group; Development Research Group, Rural Development; Financial Sector Department .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Morocco.,
  • Morocco
    • Subjects:
    • Insurance, Agricultural -- Morocco,
    • Crop insurance -- Morocco,
    • Rain and rainfall -- Morocco,
    • Agriculture -- Morocco -- Climatic factors

    • About the Edition

      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.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Jerry Skees ... [et al.].
      SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 2577, Policy research working papers (Online) ;, 2577.
      ContributionsSkees, Jerry R. 1953-, World Bank. Middle East and North Africa Regional Office. Private Sector Development and Finance Group., World Bank. Development Research Group. Rural Development., World Bank. Financial Sector Dept.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3669217M
      LC Control Number2002616022

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Home > Policy Research Working Papers > Developing Rainfall-Based Index Insurance in Morocco. Developing rainfall-based index insurance in Morocco (English) Abstract.

Cereal production accounts for about seventy percent of all agricultural land in Morocco. Cereal producer prices, influenced by the government, are higher than world prices. Production is divided Cited by: The authors assess the feasibility of rainfall-based index insurance, to provide effective, low-cost drought insurance for Moroccan farmers, and rural dwellers.

Their analysis focuses on Morocco's three main cereal crops - hard wheat, soft wheat, and barley - using data on. Get this from a library. Developing rainfall-based index insurance in Morocco. [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.;] -- Almost 90 percent of Moroccan agriculture is not irrigated, and since most of Morocco's crops depend.

Skees, Jerry R. & World Developing rainfall-based index insurance in Morocco book. Development Research Group. Rural Development. & World Bank. Middle East and North Africa Region.

Private Sector Development and Finance Group. & World Bank. Financial Sector Department. Developing rainfall-based index insurance in Morocco / by. Developing rainfall-based index insurance in Morocco 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. Downloadable. In this paper, we derive estimates for willingness to pay for rainfall-index based insurance contracts. Surveys were undertaken in four regions in Morocco, representing different mean and variability of rainfall conditions.

Results indicate that respondents in the high variability regions preferred contracts that paid out more often (had higher rainfall trigger levels), and which.

Developing rainfall-based index insurance in Morocco. Policy, Research Working Paper No. WPS Policy, Research Working Paper No. WPS Washington, DC: World Bank. Analysis - Many developing economies suffer from a lack of reliable rainfall measurements due to a lack of funds and a shortage of equipment - such as gauges and radars.

Even if countries are. The lack of accurate rainfall measurements in developing countries poses problems in monitoring crop yields, which in turn can make it difficult for the providers of rainfall-based index insurance to gauge risks and set rates accurately.

Book. Jul ; Farm Structure and Local Society Well-Being in the South Developing Rainfall-Based Index Insurance In Morocco. Article. Full-text available. May ; New Approaches to. Recent innovations in developing countries in which 'index' insurance has been used or proposed (Hess, Richter and Stoppa ; Stoppa and Hess ; Skees et al., Hazell and Skees   The potentially adverse effects of droughts on agricultural output are obvious.

Currently, Indonesian rice farmers have little financial protection from climate risk via catastrophic weather risk transfer tools. Done well, a weather index insurance (WII) program can not only provide resources that enable recovery, but can also facilitate the adoption of prevention and adaptation measures and.

Zapping the Rainfall Data Gap: A new initiative will use commercial microwave links to estimate rainfall in crop production monitoring, with the aim of designing better rainfall-based index insurance in poor countries.

Yanyan Liu and colleagues report. Drought is one of the most serious climatic and natural disasters inflicting serious impacts on the socio-economy of Morocco, which is characterized both by low-average annual rainfall and high irregularity in the spatial distribution and timing of precipitation across the country.

This work aims to develop a comprehensive and integrated method for drought monitoring based on remote sensing. Reasons for Buying Weather Index Insurance in India Reasons for buying insurance* Khariff Khariff Freq. % Freq. % Security /risk reduction Could not afford to lose harvest income 25 11 Low premium 19 1 Advice from progressive farmers 18 0 n/a Other trusted farmers bought insurance 7 5 In a modeling study we examine vulnerability of income from mobile (transhumant) pastoralism and sedentary pastoralism to reduced mean annual precipitation (MAP) and droughts.

The study is based on empirical data of a km2 research region in southern, semi-arid Morocco. The land use decision model integrates a meta-model of the Environmental Policy Integrated Climate (EPIC) simulator to. Demand for Rainfall-Based Index Insurance: A Case Study from Morocco, by Nancy McCarthy, ().

Demand-Driven Agricultural Advisory Services. Demand, Supply and Willingness-to-pay for Extension Services in an Emerging-market Setting.

Rainfall-based index insurance Compensation Upper limit When rainfall is below a specific threshold, the farmer receives compensation in proportion to the rainfall deficit, capped at a pre-defined. With the focus of the book being on enterprises in developing countries, most attention is given to livestock (especially cattle, sheep, goats, poultry) kept for food and/or fibre, and transport/motive power, rather than bloodstock used for sporting and recreational purposes.

Developing Rainfall-Based Index Insurance in Morocco. Invest in Africa is an official publication of the African Union, launched at the 25th African Union Summit in Pretoria and Johannesburg, South Africa, on June. The publication explores.Full text of "Greening the Financial Sector [electronic resource]: How to Mainstream Environmental Finance in Developing Countries" See other formats.The study concluded that while drought-index insurance was likely to be technically feasible for Bangladesh and was a proven product in other countries including India, flood-index insurance was a new technology that was more complex to design and implement than a drought index.