This event was an opportunity to present results from a multi-year project in Tanzania and Mozambique that indicates drought tolerant maize seeds provide significant protections against yield losses bolstering the resilience of farmers.
This event brought together AMA Innovation Lab researchers and leaders on agricultural index insurance from industry and governments from Mozambique and other nations to discuss the state of index insurance and its future for development in the region.
Across Africa there is a growing interest in agricultural insurance as a way to protect farmers, lessen reliance on aid, and bolster economic growth. A number of questions remain. What are the best practices to realize the promise of agricultural insurance? How can pitfalls be avoided?