1. PARM’s mandate is to strengthen agricultural risk management through knowledge sharing and capacity building activities to improve the human capital of all the stakeholders that can contribute to a better agricultural risk management system, in particular, vulnerable rural households. In order to...
  2. Agricultural risk management (ARM) is the process towards becoming better at dealing with risks. It requires anticipating potential risks and planning solutions in advance, so as to limit their negative consequences. Key elements of ARM can be summarized by the ARM cycle that includes the...
  3. This volume contains papers presented at the opening day plenary session and during the parallel sessions on both days of the symposium. It is designed to be a permanent record to further enhance the knowledge of Bank staff working in agriculture and rural development and as a means of exchanging...
  4. 20-10-2013 This article challenges the long-held assumption that smallholder farmers are risk averse and delay land preparation and planting until they are assured of adequate rainfall, and that they inefficiently used the natural resources available to them. The author proposes that farming operations are...
  5. Provided by Steve Hodges - African Agriculture Risk Management Services Within the internationally recognized field of agricultural risk assessment and management, risks can be evaluated according to three basic criteria : Impact: In other words, how severe will the risk event be if it actually...
  6. 13-03-2013 Within the internationally recognized field of agricultural risk assessment and management, riskscan be evaluated according to three basic criteria : 1. Impact: In other words, how severe will the risk event be if it actually happens? Some risks can destroy the whole year's farm income and even...
  7. 20-01-2013 Risk Management Planning assumes that assessment of risks has taken place, and that risks have been prioritized according to severity, likelihood, and manageability of the risks. The resulting risks can then be placed on the scoring grid below and actions identified to address the risks. Once...
  8. 20-01-2013 This information in this worksheet is bestused in conjunction with the other Risk Management materials provided by Steve Hodges, Managing Director/Consultant,African Agriculture Risk Management Services, Uganda. Steve spoke at the 2012 ECHO International Agriculture Conference
  9. 20-01-2013 This Risk Assessment Exercise is bestused in conjunction with the other Risk Management materials provided by Steve Hodges
  10. 20-01-2017 A Comprehensive Agricultural Risk Assessment Survey should include key informants like those listed below, to assess risk at both: the farmer/ARE level and the value-chain level. It will never be possible to include all the informants listed below, but the best risk assessment resulting in the...