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Coping with risk and climate change in farming: exploring an index-based crop insurance in Burundi
Group: Soil physics and Land Management, Wageningen University
Promotor: prof. dr CJ Ritsema
Co-promotors: dr ir CA Kessler and dr ir MAPM van Asseldonk
Implementing sustainable land management (SLM) practices with an index-based crop insurance (IBI) is a win-win opportunity to foster sustainable agriculture in Burundi. Based on a practical case this thesis investigates the drivers of SLM investments and the extent to which an IBI helps smallholder farmers to overcome risks associated to farming.
By September we will present an overview of SENSE dissertations on this page, with links to the full texts of the dissertations.