In a world in which radical climatic events are increasingly affecting farm production, agricultural insurance is coming to be seen as a key solution for producers to bolster economic and food security.
Economic update | Rethinking the future of the agriculture sector through sustainability and modernisation
For many countries across Africa, agriculture remains one of the most important sectors of the economy. Agriculture accounts for 14% of total GDP in sub-Saharan Africa, and a majority of the continent’s population is employed in the sector.
An increase in food prices following the coronavirus pandemic has intensified concerns related to global food security. For emerging markets, this has further underlined the importance of regional cooperation and innovative solutions to help overcome the challenges.
Articles & Analysis | Supply chain disruptions in 2020 drive Filipino farmers to adapt from The Report: Philippines 2021
Although agricultural activities were permitted during the lockdown period in the Philippines, some farmers nevertheless saw their activities limited by various provincial restrictions. In Quezon province, for example, stricter measures were implemented in April 2020 that permitted residents in some areas to leave their homes only once per...