Animal Production / Asia / India / Insurance / Livestock / South Asia

Livestock insurance: Learning from India and the world

Around 50 million households in India depend on livestock for sustenance. Livestock acts as insurance for households that depend on agriculture for income. For close to 18 million households, livestock is the primary source of income. While the share of agriculture in the GDP has declined over the years, the share of livestock in agriculture – GDP has steadily been on the rise.

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