Index insurance and risk management

rice field in Nepal

G8 Enabling Action on Risk

This project is a partnership between the AMA Innovation Lab at UC Davis and the Microinsurance Innovation Facility of the International Labour Organization in Geneva to advance innovations in agricultural insurance and to ensure quality implementation on the ground.

Agricultural Insurance in Nepal

This feasibility study will determine in what contexts in Nepal the development impacts of insurance-based risk management strategies would be maximized, and will assess whether there is data available to create an effective index for an insurance product.
India farmer

Financial Initiatives to Help the Poor Manage Agriculture Risk in India

This research puts emphasis on extending access to all in order to make financial liberalization a strategy that helps all levels of society. The project also informs the development of weather insurance programs worldwide, as well as helps clarify the potential of futures markets to improve farmer welfare.