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TED Talks: Season 2014

2014x160 Rose Goslinga: Crop insurance, an idea worth seeding
TV-PG

  • 2014-08-26T06:00:00+02:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Across sub-Saharan Africa, small farmers are the bedrock of national and regional economies—unless the weather proves unpredictable and their crops fail. The solution is insurance, at a vast, continental scale, and at a very low, affordable cost. Rose Goslinga and the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture pioneered an unconventional way to give farmers whose crops fail early a second chance at a growing season.

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