Index Insurance

20
Sep

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

 Time: 14.30-16.00 CEST Background Fulfilling the 2030 Agenda depends crucially on achieving progress in rural areas, which is where most of the poor and hungry lives. In recent years, the possibility of using public and development finance catalytically to mobilise commercial capital for investment in the agri-food sector has grown in interest. Historically, the agriculture […]

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06
Jun

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Agriculture is an inherently risky activity. This risk exposure can make and keep farmers poor. Agricultural index insurance can help farmers avoid costly coping mechanisms and unlock opportunities for increased investment and greater resilience, but such positive development impacts largely depend on the quality of the index insurance product and its appropriateness in a particular context […]

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15
Mar

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

This webinar is part of a series of learning events hosted by The SEEP Network’s Disaster Risk Reduction Program. In this series participants will explore innovative client-centric models that contribute to recovery from disaster and building resilient markets. Natural disasters, slow-onset crises, conflict and instability have spiked over several decades with 2.7 billion people affected […]

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14- 15
Sep

OECD Headquarters Paris France

Monday, September 14, 2015 to Tuesday, September 15, 2015

When properly developed with private and public interventions, Index Insurance can be an innovative and efficient financial instrument. Index Insurance helps poor smallholder farmers manage increasing climate risks to their harvests.  Index insurance will allow farmers to survive adverse weather or destroyed harvests and potentially open up larger agri-credit markets; enabling farmers to protect their […]

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21- 22
Jun

Nairobi Kenya

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 to Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Africa Insurance & Reinsurance Conference, a regionally focused event now in its 7th edition has steadily become a gateway for the global and regional investors to engage local leaders as they seek ways to increase insurance penetration in the continent. Notwithstanding unprecedented economic growth (a substantial component of this dependent on the financial & […]

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