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Agricultural Insurance in Ghana

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Recent years have seen West Africa plagued by extended dry seasons that spell financial ruin for many small farmers. In Ghana, standard insurance against poor harvests tends to be expensive and impractical in the absence of reliable data on weather. Ghana's government is now cooperating with the national insurance association to provide insurance plans based on standardized data provided by authorized, automated weather stations. It can help farmers prepare for the future and save their harvests.

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Length
07:10 minutes

Country
Ghana

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