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Economic Value of Seasonal Climate Forecasts for Agriculture: Review of Ex-Ante Assessments and Recommendations for Future Research
Advanced information in the form of seasonal climate forecasts has the potential to improve farmers’ decision making, leading to increases in farm profits. Interdisciplinary initiatives seeking toExpand
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Poverty Traps and Climate Risk: Limitations and Opportunities of Index-Based Risk Financing
The objective of this paper is to frame the key issues and summarize the current state of knowledge about and innovations in index-based risk transfer products (IBRTPs) as they relate to theExpand
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Evidence of Demand for Index Insurance: Experimental Games and Commercial Transactions in Ethiopia
Abstract We present results of experimental games with smallholder farmers in Tigray, Ethiopia, in 2010, in which participants in the games allocated money across risk management options. One of theExpand
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Effectiveness of malaria control during changing climate conditions in Eritrea, 1998–2003
Objective  To assess the effectiveness of impregnated mosquito nets, indoor residual spraying and larval control relative to the impacts of climate variability in the decline of malaria cases inExpand
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The value of remoteness: a hedonic estimation of ranchette prices.
Abstract Throughout the western United States, production ranches are being subdivided into recreation-oriented ‘ranchettes’. This change has dramatic impacts on local environmental and economicExpand
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Innovations in Climate Risk Management: Protecting and Building Rural Livelihoods in a Variable and Changing Climate
We argue that more effective management of climate risk must be part of the response of the international agriculture community to the double crisis of persistent poverty and a changing climate. TheExpand
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Investigating Demand for Weather Index Insurance: Experimental Evidence from Ethiopia
There is much interest in weather index insurance as a poverty‐mitigating tool, but concerns persist about potential demand for the product among the poorest of the poor. This paper relates theExpand
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