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 ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 46284-001
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 9172
Approval Date 27 Mar 2013
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Partnerships (PAR)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

 

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