IBFI team interacts with farmers in Bihar

A field visit was organized to Gaighat village situated on the banks of Bagmati River (about 80 km from Patna in North Bihar) where experts met with local farmers and villagers to understand their need for flood insurance.

This visit was a follow up activity of the Inception Workshop and a multidisciplinary team consisting of people from insurance sector, water managers, scientists from ICAR/NIH along with experts from IWMI headed by Dr. Giriraj Amarnath visited the area and interacted with farmers to identify socio-economic constraints and sensitive parameters for putting farmers under insurance cover.

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