Loans for Storing Crops Help Niger's Farmers Absorb Climate Shock

A rural credit scheme that lets farmers store their harvest and obtain loans against it - with the money paid back in the dry season when crop prices and sales income are higher - is boosting resilience to climate change, reports Kieran Guilbert for Thomson Reuters Foundation.



A solution used to the weevil problem in Nigeria, a triple-layer bag that protects cowpeas during storage without the use of pesticides (file photo).