2013 BASIS/I4 Technical Committee Meeting

This meeting gathered researchers affiliated with the Index Insurance Innovation Initiative (I4) at UC Davis.


  • ​​​​​​Savings, Subsidies, and Sustainable Food Security: A Field Experiment in Mozambique
    Dean Yang
  • Demand and Supply Constraints to Improved Sorghum Technology Adoption and their Gender-Differentiated Effects in Burkina Faso
    Andrew Dillon
  • Complementarities of Training, Technology and Credit in Smallholder Agriculture: Impact, Sustainability, and Policy for Scaling-Up in Senegal and Uganda
    Stephen Smith, Ram Fishman, Yao Pan
  • Soil Fertility and Impacts for Improved Agricultural Technology
    Aprajit Mahajan and Michael Carter
  • Household-Level Impacts of System of Rice Intensification (SRI) in Haiti: An SRI intervention with training, insured credit, and coordination by irrigation bloc
    Abbie Turiansky
  • Forecasting Profitability
    Chris Udry
  • Reporting Guidance and USAID Relations
    Lena Heron, Nora Ferm
  • Impact of Index Insurance on Agricultural Investment and Production
    Ghada Elabed and Craig McIntosh
  • Promoting Adoption of Improved Production Technologies among Smallholders in Ghana via Coupled Credit and Index Insurance Contracts
    Mario Miranda
  • Panel Discussion: Climate Change and Adoption of Climate Change Adaptive Technologies
    Nora Ferm, Thomas Barre, Nathan Jensen
  • Design and Demand for Index Insurance Contracts
    Elisabeth Sadoulet and Nathan Jensen
  • Rainfall insurance and the Agricultural Labor Market
    Mushfiq Mobarak
  • Tailoring Contract Farming to Smallholders: Experimental Evidence on Enrollment Impact, Insurance Provision, and Communication Technologies
    Lorenzo Casaburi