This event was an opportunity to present results from a multi-year project in Tanzania and Mozambique that indicates drought tolerant maize seeds provide significant protections against yield losses bolstering the resilience of farmers.
Researchers at the University of California, Davis in partnership with the BOMA Project in Kenya have combined two effective programs, poverty graduation, and insurance. This event will highlight new data pointing to the promise of this joint intervention to amplify and protect assets, creating resilient graduation from poverty for women and their families.
The aim of this International Center for Evaluation and Development conference is to identify and discuss accountability and responsibilities of stakeholders in the use of evidence to address developmental needs.
This two-day conference—hosted by the Uganda Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development and the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries in conjunction with the AMA Innovation Lab—highlighted ongoing challenges and shared information that will complement and add value to the agricultural insurance work already underway in Uganda.
This event expands the discussion on what perpetuates poverty and draws practical conclusions on how we can better design, target and evaluate development policies and interventions to create escapes and promote resilience.
Developed as a regional event, representatives of implementing organizations from Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka worked closely with Nepalese organizations to discuss factors that impact agriculture insurance and mechanisms to overcome them.
This event brought together AMA Innovation Lab researchers and leaders on agricultural index insurance from industry and governments from Mozambique and other nations to discuss the state of index insurance and its future for development in the region.
The International Centre for Evaluation and Development (ICED) in partnership with the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Assets and Market Access (AMA Innovation Lab), and other sponsors is organizing the 1st Africa Conference on Evidence to Action (E2A) in Nairobi, Kenya, from 26 – 27 July 2018.