46284-001: Pilot Project on Weather Index-Based Crop Insurance

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The proposed grant aims to develop and implement weather index-based crop insurance in Bangladesh as an adaptation tool to reduce the climate variability and extreme weather vulnerability of agriculture sector, especially impacting small farm households. Climate induced disasters and other extreme weather events mostly affecting the country's agricultural production such as flood, drought, cyclone, storm surge and salinity intrusion are directly related to climate change which are threatened to ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 46284-001
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 9172
Approval Date 27 Mar 2013
Sector / Subsector Classification Multisector
/ Multisector
Thematic Classification Capacity development
Environmental sustainability
Private sector development
Social development
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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