Impact evaluation report 29

Insuring farmers against weather shocks: Evidence from India

3ie Impact evaluation report 29, 2017

This impact evaluation by Tobacman and colleagues examines the long-term impacts of rainfall insurance in Gujarat, India. The randomised evaluation estimates the effect of each additional unit of insurance coverage on total area cultivated, expenditures on agricultural inputs, the fraction of cultivated land devoted to high-yielding variety crops or cash crops and total agricultural revenue.

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