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Fondos : Mexico's unique agricultural mutual insurance funds (English)

The first agricultural insurance program in Mexico began in 1942 and was based on arrangements between mutual unions and private insurance companies. ... See More +

Brief 88099 OCT 01, 2013


CADENA catastrophe insurance : a social safety net for small-scale farmers in Mexico (English)

Natural disasters in Mexico have been increasing in frequency and severity in recent years, and the events recorded have had drastic impacts on agriculture. ... See More +

Brief 88100 OCT 01, 2013


SAB basic crop insurance : a successful public-private partnership (English)

The State of Sinaloa faced particularly dramatic damage, emerging from the growing season. In the face of challenges, the Government sought a more robust system that will provide adequate agriculture insurance coverage and increase penetration of the market, while at the same time reduce the need for ex post or ad hoc governmental interventions. ... See More +

Brief 88098 OCT 01, 2013


Strengthening a successful public-private partnership (English)

Agriculture plays an important role in Mexico, particularly in employment and the food security of rural households. Although employment in agriculture has declined over the past 10 years (from 18 percent in 2000 to 14 percent in 2012), it provides formal employment and income to more than 3 million people (including workers and their families). ... See More +

Brief 88097