Thesis hand-in

28. August 2017 CCAFS, index insurance 4
Thesis hand-in
A week ago I handed in my thesis – my ~140 page, colourful baby filled with graphs and maps. I’ve just about recovered from my diet of tea, pizza and chocolate biscuits. Next Monday the MSc CCAFS class of 2016/2017 will present their theses to an audience of last year’s class, next year’s class, interested ...

Index insurance design and satellites

“Geospatial Data in Agriculture Risk Management | The IRI Index Insurance Experience” Dr. Daniel Osgood, Lead Scientist, Financial Instruments Sector Team FARMD (March 2012) | Until recently, many have doubted that index insurance could scale to the large numbers of farmers needed to meaningfully address poverty.  There has been worry about low demand as well ...

ENACTS Transforms Insurance Projects in Africa

29. April 2017 index insurance 0
ENACTS Transforms Insurance Projects in Africa
ENACTS Transforms Insurance Projects in Africa Posted by IRI on April 12, 2017 By Dan Osgood, Lead Scientist, IRI Financial Instruments Sector Team Small farms are vulnerable to climate risk, but most smallholder farmers around the world don’t have access to insurance and other financial tools to manage fluctuations in climate. Over the past decade we’ve ...