A workshop in Kenya on July 4-5, 2017 provided a platform for sharing knowledge that can help agricultural insurance to achieve market scale and development impact for poor and vulnerable agriculturalists worldwide.
Small-scale farmers in developing economies worldwide may soon have better financial tools to manage the risk of drought with a new AMA Innovation Lab project using ultra-high resolution satellite data.
The first East Africa Evidence to Action Conference brought together over 200 delegates to discuss challenges and opportunities in the uptake of evidence-based research and evaluation by policy makers.
This USAID-focused event was an opportunity to bring researchers and policy-makers into the same room to discuss index insurance and its function as a promising tool for building resilience among impoverished farmers around the world.
The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Assets and Market Access has just launched a $1.4 million project in Kenya to evaluate the impacts of combining programs that offer training, support and aid with affordable insurance to reduce chronic poverty.
The World Bank Group’s Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF) and African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) have entered into an agreement to carry out a risk-sharing facility, in form of an experience account
To highlight some of the work the AMA Innovation Lab is funding in the fight against HIV/AIDS, we conducted an Q&A with the Dean Yang, Professor in the Department of Economics and the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan.
As part of the on-going celebration surrounding the 2016 World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa, Director Michael Carter spoke at the ILRI-World Bank Group side event at the Borlaug Dialogue. Presentation slides to be posted soon.
A new World Bank report shows that climate change is an acute threat to poorer people across the world, with the power to push more than 100 million people back into poverty over the next fifteen years.