Managing Risk in Agriculture

Policy Assessment and Design

Published on June 30, 2011

Also available in: French

This book examines the implications of risk management for policy in agriculture.  Opening with a chapter on risk management principles and guidelines for policy design in agriculture, the book goes on to look at quantitative analysis of risk and then at policy in various countries.


Risk management principles and guidelines for policy design in agriculture
A policy framework for risk management in agriculture
Quantitative analysis of risks and strategies3 chapters available
Risk exposure at the farm level
Risk management strategies and policies at the farm level
Exogenous risk and price variability
Policy assessment5 chapters available
Managing droughts and bio-security in Australia
Comprehensive business risk management policies in Canada
Towards ex ante policies for catastrophic risks in the Netherlands
The adverse events framework and collective action in New Zealand
The public-private insurance system in Spain
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