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Crop Insurance-The International Experience

The papers in the volume are arranged into three parts for convenience of analysis. The first part discusses issues concerning the demand for insurance while the second is devoted to an analysis of implications of crop insurance for public policy. In the third part details of the experience of the US, Japan and Brazil with respect to crop insurance are presented along with a discussion on the financial and organisational issues concerning the implementation of such schemes. In view of the importance of the issues raised a detailed discussion of the contents of the volume is presented below.

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