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New SURE-Farm paper on satellite support to insure farmers against extreme droughts

The SURE-Farm researchers, Willemijn Vroege and Robert Finger, and other co-authors have just published a new paper entitled “Satellite support to insure farmers against extreme droughts” in the Journal Nature Food .

They conclude that agricultural insurance is a valuable strategy to cope with extreme weather risks. Improved satellite observation capabilities can be particularly helpful with droughts, but will not translate into better insurance unless key challenges are overcome.

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