IFAD works in a number of ways, including agricultural insurance schemes,risk mgmt. programs (such as the Platform for agricultural risk mgmt. (PARM) and the IFAD/WFP partnership in The Weather Risk Mgmt. Facility (WRMF)), to support initiatives aimed at reducing smallholders' vulnerability to weather and other agricultural production risks, through research,technical assistance and capacity building,and implementation of innovative risk mgmt.solutions, particularly agricultural index insurance.
Type of institution
United Nations organizations
Region
Global
Risks
Rain-related
Heavy rain/Flood
Drought
Temperature-related
Heatwave
Cold spell