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Sophie Rottmann on popular African TV-show "Shamba Shape Up"

12/09/2018 - Sophie Rottmann (PIK RD2) was interviewed by a popular Kenyan TV Show on climate change impacts and the use of insurances to manage risk of crop loss caused by climate change
Sophie Rottmann on popular African TV-show "Shamba Shape Up"

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In this TV Show, which is broadcasted in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, experts visit a farmer and give her/him tips or help her/him in different ways to be a better farmer. The program has a great outreach in the region and can therefor positively influence many farmers.

In this episode, Sophia Rottmann explains the impact of climate change in East Africa, which causes more heavy rain in the northern part of East Africa, whilst the south of the region will have to deal with more droughts. Farmers can protect themselves against potential yield-loss caused by flooding and droughts by taking a reliable insurance which helps cover the costs after such an event.

Click below to watch the entire episode. Sophia Rottmann's part starts roughly at 12:25.


       English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0msZX4g4ZI
       Swahili:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qB3kHvd8rmg

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