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16
Oct
Year: 
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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25
Sep
Year: 
2018
Participants from the public and private sectors in Sri Lanka and other Asian nations will spend a week in Colombo to learn about the topic of agriculture and index insurance. This workshop is enhanced by the participation of critical players in the local market together with GIIF/IFC partners from Asia and Africa, who bring diverse experience to the discussion. For more information, please contact: sgunasekera@ifc.org
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18
Sep
Year: 
2018
How would you describe the international landscape of initiatives to help smallholders manage their risks? How is the emerging market structured and who are the innovators? What have they learned so far, current constraints and future opportunities? What insurance, financing, and other risk mitigation products and services are already available? Which gaps need to be filled, and how? These and related questions are the subjects of a global study by the Initiative for Smallholder Finance (ISF). Commissioned by the Syngenta Foundation, the study began in March. Its results will form a...
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11
Sep
Year: 
2018
GIIF Financial Sector Specialists will attend " 2018 Development Finance Forum: Unlocking Investment Opportunities in the East African Community " in Kigali, Rwanda. This year’s Development Finance Forum (DFF) in Kigali will bring together business leaders, policymakers, thought leaders and financiers from private and public sectors in the EAC and beyond to drill down together on what can be done to start to address some of the biggest challenges to scaling up private investment in housing, agribusiness, and tourism in East African Community (EAC) countries.
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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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