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16
Oct
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2018
On October 16-19, 2018 policymakers and experts from Pacific Islands and around the world will gather in Port Vila, Vanuatu for the Understanding Risk Finance Pacific (URf Pacific) forum, co-organized by the World Bank’s Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance Program ( DRFIP ) and the Government of Vanuatu. For questions, please reach out to DRFPacific@worldbank.org .
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4
Dec
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2017
Expériences et Avenir de l’Assurance Agricole Agriculture Insurance: Lessons Learned and the Way Forward L’assurance agricole indicielle peut contribuer de manière significative à l’adaptation aux changements climatiques, la résilience face aux catastrophes naturelles et à l’amélioration de la sécurité alimentaire des populations vulnérables dans les pays en développement. Lorsqu'elle est bien conçue, grâce au soutien des secteurs privé et public, les produits de gestion des risques telle l’assurance indicielle peut aider les petits agriculteurs à gérer la pérennité des récoltes, et à...
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4
Dec
Year: 
2017
Agriculture Insurance: Lessons Learned and the Way Forward Index-based agricultural insurance can make a significant contribution to climate change adaptation, resilience to natural disasters, and improved food security for vulnerable populations in developing countries. When properly designed, with private and public support, index insurance is a risk management tool for smallholder farmers to manage the sustainability of their crops and enhance their ability to adapt to climate risks. On the national level, index insurance can also be used to protect governments and businesses against risks...
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29
Jun
Year: 
2017
Finance & Market's Global Index Insurance Facility of the World Bank Group is having an official book launch of Risk Modeling for Appraising Named Peril Index Insurance Products . The groundbreaking publication on modeling index insurance products is a practical guide for the insurance practitioners to design and develop better index insurance in order to ultimately provide protection to more low-income customers, including smallholder farmers in developing countries. The session, moderated by Samuel Munzele Maimbo, Practice Manager in WBG's Finance & Markets, will have the following...
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8
Jun
Year: 
2017
As part of this year's European Development Days (EDD 2017), GIIF hosts a session entitled "Index Insurance: An Innovative Tool for Risk Management and Resilience Building" on June 8, 2017, at Tour & Taxis in Brussels. The 75-minute session, under the event's theme of "Partnering with the Private Sector, explores how building stronger and sustainable public-private partnerships can create market solutions that champion climate change adaptation. Moderated by GIIF Program Manager Fatou Assah, the panel will be joined by: Ken Aghoghovbia , Deputy Managing Director/Chief Operating Officer -...
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