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Agriculture Focus - Parametric Insurance Solution Against Climate Change Effects

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Mr. Tanguy Touffut of AXA Corporate Solutions discusses the benefits of parametric insurance, which he sees as a promising solution for farmers and other weather-sensitive industries against climate-change effects. It is nothing new: climate change, a phenomenon in full effect, has many drastic consequences of all types for people, companies, and entire economies alike. It has been observed that weather extremes are increasing as a consequence of climate change. In January 2015, AXA Corporate Solutions entered into a partnership with the World Bank’s Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF). The aim of this partnership is to protect an increasing number of people by going beyond the existing frontiers of the insurable, thus contributing to theeconomic development of the most poverty-stricken countries.

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