Daily Archives: February 5, 2014

IFC, EU and Syngenta Foundation to Expand Weather Insurance to One Million East African Farmers

NAIROBI, Kenya, February 5, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, signed two grant agreements, with a combined value of $3.9 million, with the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture to expand index-based insurance to small-scale farmers in Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania. Index-based weather insurance can protect against the adverse effects of climate change and help to strengthen food security in rural communities.
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