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The demand for commodity insurance by developing country agricultural producers

The demand for commodity insurance by developing country agricultural producers

theory and an application to cocoa in Ghana

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Published by World Bank, Rural Development, Development Research Group in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.,
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Insurance, Agricultural -- Developing countries,
    • Crop Insurance -- Developing countries,
    • Cocoa -- Prices -- Ghana

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlexander Sarris.
      SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 2887, Policy research working papers (Online) ;, 2887.
      ContributionsWorld Bank. Development Research Group. Rural Development.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3669550M
      LC Control Number2002617216

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The Demand for Commodity Insurance by Developing Country Agricultural Producers: Theory and an Application to Cocoa in Ghana Sarris considers the benefit to agricultural producers of commodity price insurance that provides in every year—but in advance of the resolution of production.

THE DEMAND FOR COMMODITY INSURANCE BY DEVELOPING COUNTRY AGRICULTURAL PRODUCERS: THEORY AND AN APPLICATION OF COCOA IN GHANA Alexander Sarris Commodities and Trade Division, Food and Agriculture. The Demand for Commodity Insurance by Developing Country Agricultural Producers: Theory and an Application to Cocoa in Ghana By Alexander Sarris1 Abstract The paper considers the benefit to agricultural producers from commodity price insurance that provides in every year, but in advance of the resolution of production.

The Demand for Commodity Insurance by Developing Country Agricultural Producers: Theory and an Application to Cocoa in Ghana Sarris considers the benefit to agricultural producers of commodity price insurance that provides in every year - but in advance of the resolution of production Cited by: The Demand for Commodity Insurance by Developing Country Agricultural Producers: Theory and an Application to Cocoa in Ghana Article (PDF Available) October with 60 Reads How we Author: Alexander Sarris.

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CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): The paper considers the benefit to agricultural producers from commodity price insurance that provides in every year, but in advance of the resolution of production and price uncertainty, a minimum price for a fixed or variable portion of production.

Under the assumption that producers. Sarris, Alexander, "The demand for commodity insurance by developing country agricultural producers - theory and an application to cocoa in Ghana," Policy Research Working Paper Series.

The Demand for Commodity Insurance by Developing Country Agricultural Producers: Theory and an Application to Cocoa in Ghana Abstract. The paper considers the benefit to agricultural producers from commodity price insurance that provides in every year, but in advance of the resolution of production.

This growth is driven not only by the increasing commercialism of agriculture and the availability of new types of insurance products, but also by international trade policy developments.

These points are covered in greater detail in Section 2, Growth in Demand for Crop Insurance Products. Crop Insurance Today - in some Developing Countries. Get this from a library. The demand for commodity insurance by developing country agricultural producers: theory and an application to cocoa in Ghana.

[Alexander Sarris; World Bank. World commodity prices being notoriously volatile, driven by changes in global demand and supply, developing countries are particularly affected by external shocks that can result in increased poverty. Which TWO problems are mentioned which affect farmers with small farms in developing countries.

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developing countries, with a particular focus on commodity price risk management. The primary concept was to ‘bridge the gap’ between developing country clients and commodity hedging tools used in developed countries.

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Both humans and animals consume corn, but the commodity is also an important ingredient in fuel production. -the inelastic nature of the demand for agricultural products.

provides funding for government purchases and sales of US agricultural commodities to developing countries. income support programs. include direct payments to producers to many agricultural commodities, subsidized crop insurance. Agriculture in Ethiopia is the foundation of the country's economy, accounting for half of gross domestic product (GDP), % of exports, and 80% of total employment.

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Farmers everywhere face major risks; including extreme weather, long-term climate change, and price volatility in input and product markets. However, smallholder farmers in developing countries must in. Agriculture finance and agricultural insurance are strategically important for eradicating extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity.

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