Risk: we all know what that means, right? But why is it such a critical part of our HarvestChoice portfolio, what does it mean when you look through the lens of farming in Sub-Saharan Africa?

Terrance Hurley, an Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota, is HarvestChoice's "risk guy." In this short video, he gives an introduction to why studying risk can help improve farming, and how agricultural risk in SSA is quite different from what we experience in the U.S.

For a more detailed introduction to our view of agricultural production risk, click over to this Blog post. And visit the Risk subtopic to go even more in-depth and see our latest published work in the area.


HarvestChoice, 2012. "Risk: What It Means to Us, and Why It Matters (Video)." International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC., and University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN. Available online at http://harvestchoice.org/node/4753.

Apr 17, 2012