Agriculture, risk management, Central Bank interventions.


The paper discusses key areas in dealing with risks in agriculture which involves much more than dealing with risky events after they occur but through a coordinated risk management processes like establishing the context, risk identification, risk analysis and other quantitative analytical tools. The key institutional risk sharing systems like credit guarantee and insurance schemes were presented with their merits and demerits.

Author Bio

The first named author is a staff of the Governors Department, Central Bank of Nigeria, while the second named author is with the Department of Agricultural Economics & Extension Technology, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria.

Publication Title

CBN Bullion







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