Next Billion Blog Features AMA Innovation Lab Research in Kenya

pastoralist in Africa

On July 12, 2018, the Next Billion blog featured AMA Innovation Lab research in Kenya to evaluate index-based livestock insurance paired with The BOMA Project poverty graduation program. The study in Samburu County, Kenya, focuses on women in pastoral households who face a significant risk of drought. The BOMA Project provides women skills training and an asset transfer to start a business. The index insurance product designed by the AMA Innovation Lab provides a means for women to hold onto their gains despite suffering losses due to drought.

Read more at the Next Billion blog.