Regional Conference on Financial & Agricultural Risk Management

Theme: New trends and Developments in Managing Agricultural Risks in a post-pandemic -COVID era. Introduction Agricultural Risk Management (ARM) and the role of financial institutions  Smallholder farmers in Africa are often highly vulnerable to farm risks and uncertainties. The range of risks affecting farming households are wide- ranging from difficulties in acquiring farm inputs to major weather-related risks such as drought, floods, windstorms and hail. Inherent risks such as production risks, price and market-related risks just to name a few, remain dominant. The...