Pilot Project on Weather Index-Based Crop Insurance

Date: March 2013
Document Type: Grant Assistance Reports / Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction
Project Number: 46284-001

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This grant assistance report for the proposed JFPR grant for a pilot project on weather index-based crop insurance (WIBCI) in Bangladesh, provides background information on the project including the rationale for Grant Funding versus ADB Lending.

The project will be linked to the Second Crop Diversification Project (SCDP) specifically in piloting WIBCI that will be bundled to microcredit by selected microfinance institutions (MFIs) engaged by the SCDP.