Past Events

2016 GAN Working Group Meeting

May 03, 2016
This event gathered stakeholders from the Global Action Network (GAN) collaboration between the AMA Innovation Lab and the International Labour Organization's Impact Insurance Facility. 

Webinar on the Role of Governments in Scaling up Agricultural Index Insurance

February 25, 2016
This webinar series presented a variety of index insurance interventions such as provision, administration and management of subsidies, support for developing infrastructure for effective implementation of insurance programs, investment in collection and sharing of data and consumer education.

Webinar on Customer Education in Agriculture Insurance

October 29, 2015
This webinar looked into consumer education roles of different players in the insurance value chain, discussed issues arising at both individual and community levels and showcased some consumer education interventions.

Microfinance Products for Weather Risk Management in Developing Countries

June 25, 2014
The aim of the workshop was to review progress in the take-up of index-based weather insurance, and to explore the potential of financial instruments such as micro-savings and microcredit as complements to insurance in helping cope with weather shocks.

Feed the Future Innovation Labs for Collaborative Research Regional Partners Meeting

July 08, 2013
Innovation Lab participants joined USAID staff, research partners in Ghana and across West Africa, and others including representatives of other Feed the Future activities to assess how co-innovation between U.S. and West African research institutions can contribute to sustainable development in agriculture over the next five years.

2012 I4 Technical Meeting in Rome

June 13, 2012
This meeting gathered researchers affiliated with the Index Insurance Innovation Initiative (I4) at UC Davis.

Public-Private Partnerships for Agricultural Insurance

July 07, 2011
To discuss risk transfer innovations and their applications to the Pan-­‐Andean region, the I4 Index Insurance Innovation Initiative hosted a convening on the synergies between the public and private sectors for agricultural insurance.

2011 I4 Technical Meeting

May 13, 2011
This I4 technical meeting in Washington D.C. brought together researchers and stakeholders of the Index Insurance Innovation Initiative at UC Davis.

I4 Scientific Meeting Conference

January 15, 2010
Based on the pilots, this event sought to synthesize lessons learned, and create a set of global best practices for the design and implementation of index insurance.

Poverty Traps Conference

August 26, 2009
This conference grew out of the challenge to USAID and other development assistance agencies to find mechanisms to connect the poor, especially the chronically poor, to economic growth.