The Asian Development Bank has approved the following project:

Description

The project will increase the resilience of farm households against climate and natural disaster risks by piloting weather index-based crop insurance as an innovative risk adaptation tool for farmers, including small farm households, in one of the most climate-vulnerable and disaster prone countries in the world.

Amount 

$2 million grant from the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction, administered by ADB. The Government of India will provide in-kind support equivalent to $420,000.
 

 
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