Extension & Advisory Services for Agriculture Risk Management

Farmers worldwide face a wide variety of risks. These include climate and weather, pests and diseases, and natural catastrophes such as earthquakes or landslides. These risks can cause fluctuations in production, which damage livelihoods and contribute to consumer price volatility. The burden of risk is particularly heavy for smallholders in developing countries. However, more solutions are becoming available to manage risks, and extension services can play a key role.

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