Tag: African farmers

  • African small farmers get record $1.5mn payout for drought-linked crop losses

    African small farmers get record $1.5mn payout for drought-linked crop losses

    Rome : Vulnerable smallholder farmers will receive insurance payments totalling $1.5 million – the largest such payout to date – after poor rainfall triggered crop losses in Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Senegal and Zambia, the United Nations World Food Programme said on Wednesday. “In Malawi, more than 7,000 drought-affected families will receive an insurance payment worth…