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RISK MANAGEMENT IN AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS AND FINANCING

State Bank of India via edX

Overview

Agriculture has been and will be for ever an essential part of the economics in the modern world. But this essential ingredient of the economy as well as the existence of the human civilisation is having a lot of risks associated with it. However, as food is an essential part of survival, the risk must be endured.

It will be possible to mitigate the risk associated with any activity only if we understand the types of risks associated with them. While risk is a part of our growth, to minimise the effects of the risk is the essence.

This course discusses the various types of risks associated with the business of agriculture with focus on risks associated with financing of agricultural activity. It also throws light on the mitigating factors for those risks and make the learner an able risk taker.

Syllabus

Week 1. Definition and Type of Risks

Week 2. Types of Risks in Agriculture

Risk associated with allied agriculture activities

Week 3. Risks associated with Agricultural Credit

Risk Mitigation Measures in Agriculture

Week 4. Credit Risk Management by Financing Institutions

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Taught by

Swarnalatha Ramakrishnan, RAM NARAYANA BOGA, TRILOKYANATH TRIPATHY, NEELAM UPADHYAY, NVRS SUBBARAO, DIWAHAR JHA, PADMANABA PILLAI N and MAHADEV T KAKADE

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