This MRR Discussion Paper summarizes the current state of evidence on microinsurance, contingent credit, stress-tolerant seeds and other risk-management instruments that create new ways for small-scale agricultural households to manage weather-related risks.
This paper summarizes the current state of evidence on index insurance for disaster risk and development including its impacts in the field, remaining challenges and opportunities, research gaps, and the knowledge frontier today.
In this presentation for the 13th International Microinsurance Conference in Lima, Peru on November 9, 2017, AMA Innovation Lab assistant director Tara Chiu discussed the proven impacts index insurance can have on small-scale farmers in developing economies and the importance of ensuring that only quality products are made available on the market.
In this presentation at the June 5-10, 2017 Global Learning and Evidence Exchange for Market Systems event in Dakar, Senegal, AMA Innovation Lab assistant director Tara Steinmetz discussed the benefits and challenges of using index insurance as a means of supporting small-scale farmers facing a range of climate-related threats.
In this presentation for the GAN Peer Learning Platform event on July 4, 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya, AMA Innovation Lab assistant director Tara Steinmetz discussed the potential for index insurance and development but also the importance of client value.
This presentation was presented in Nairobi, Kenya on May 24, 2017 describing the problems Sub-Saharan Africa faces for missing the "Green Revolution" of seed-fertilizer between 1960-2000 and what can be done today.
This presentation was by Maria Rarieya from the International Centre for Evaluation and Development (ICED) on May 24, 2017 describing the benefits of using index-based insurance over costly traditional claims-based insurance.
This presentation took place at the Feed the Future Innovation Labs for Collaborative Research Regional Partners Meeting in Accra, Ghana on July 8-9, 2013 describing innovative projects addressing the three primary socioeconomic constraints.