Live Video Science Seminar: Index-based Insurance for Agriculture

Maize in Tanzania

Event Date

Online, University of California, Davis

On 19 September, the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) organized an online Science Seminar, where Dr. Michael Carter, from University of California Davis, was live streamed during a presentation on the limitations and promise of risk transfer innovations in developing countries.

AMA Innovation Lab director Michael Carter presented case studies from East Africa, including index-based livestock insurance in Kenya, and interlinking credit and insurance in Ethiopia. He also discussed the future research agenda for index insurance. After the presentation the audience was given an opportunity to ask questions.