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 ...

Work in Harare

30. May 2017 Harare, WFP 2
Work in Harare
The World Food Programme’s Harare Country Office is in Belgravia, on a road lined with palm trees (not uncommon for Harare). My colleagues are from a diverse range of places with most having worked for WFP in at least a few different countries. After receiving various warm welcomes, my ID card, my ThinkPad loan, and ...

ENACTS Transforms Insurance Projects in Africa

29. April 2017 index insurance 1
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 ...