Livestock, corn, fruit, flowers, tea, coffee and vegetables – Kenya has it all. But its agricultural wealth is exposed to many hazards. Droughts frequently endanger large parts of the country and are the number one risk. Floods are also a common occurrence and have locally severe impacts.Download
Administering crop insurance in Asian countries with small fragmented agriculture land holdings is an expensive affair, but
costs can be substantially lowered with the introduction of index-based or parametric insurance schemes. These are managed,
however, through relatively generic data measurements that do not always capture the experiences of individual farmers.