Glossary of terms for agricultural insurance and rural finance

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This glossary was produced by FAO in 1992 with the intention of facilitating dialogue and comparisons between countries on these two subject areas. It provides a wide range of definitions, divided into two sections:

  1. agricultural insurance and
  2. rural finance

It is a useful reference tool for researchers, teachers and practitioners in the field of rural finance.

The French and Spanish versions are currently only available in hard copy and can be ordered from FAO.

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