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Unlocking Agriculture Finance and Insurance in Uganda : The Financial Sector's Role in Agricultural Transformation : Policy Note (English)

As a key pillar of the Ugandan economy, the agriculture sector is a critical driver of economic growth and poverty alleviation. Uganda's agricultural sector is dominated by smallholders with low levels of productivity. ... See More +

Working Paper 141114 AUG 01, 2019

Dicko,Tenin Fatimata; Ono,Toshiaki; Maher,Barry Patrick; Todoroki,Emiko Disclosed

Toward Scaled-Up and Sustainable Agriculture Finance and Insurance in Uganda : Technical Report (English)

In March 2018, Uganda's Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED) formally requested technical assistance from the World Bank Group (WBG) to conduct a technical and diagnostic review of the Uganda Agricultural Insurance Scheme (UAIS) with the objective of providing recommendations to enhance the scalability and sustainability of the scheme going forward. ... See More +

Working Paper 141102 AUG 01, 2019

Stutley,Charles; Maher,Barry Patrick; Todoroki,Emiko; Ono,Toshiaki; Dicko,Tenin Fatimata; Sinah,James Muli; Matanda,Dorothy Daka; Wasake,Ernest; Verma,Niraj; Mahul,Olivier Disclosed

Pakistan - SOUTH ASIA- P124268- Economic Revitalization of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP16575 JAN 25, 2019

Munir Gul Disclosed

When and How Should Agricultural Insurance be Subsidized? : Issues and Good Practices (English)

Agricultural insurance, defined here to include crop and livestock insurance, is an instrument of choice in many countries for helping farmers and rural communities cope with risk. ... See More +

Working Paper 117363 JAN 01, 2019

Sberro-Kessler, Rachel; Hazell,Peter B.; Varangis, Panos Disclosed

Unlocking Smallholder Credit : Does Credit-Linked Agricultural Insurance Work? (English)

This paper reviews possibilities for, and experience with, credit-linked crop insurance, including different types of insurance and credit arrangements, ranging from insurance sold to individual farmers to meso insurance sold to financial service providers (FSPs) to cover losses suffered by farmer borrowers. ... See More +

Working Paper 121680 JAN 01, 2019

Meyer,Richard L.; Hazell,Peter B.; Varangis,Panos Disclosed

Bangladesh : Policy Options for Crop and Livestock and Aquaculture Insurance (English)

Agriculture is a key sector in Bangladesh, but it is highly exposed to risks. While agriculture is a source of employment and livelihood for nearly one in two adults in Bangladesh and contributes about 16 percent to GDP, it is highly exposed to natural hazards. ... See More +

Working Paper 132875 DEC 12, 2018

Quayyum,Shah Nur; Clarke,Daniel Jonathan; Lo Re,Francesca; Sberro,Rachel; Stutley,Charles Disclosed

Pakistan - SOUTH ASIA- P124268- Economic Revitalization of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP15223 DEC 06, 2018

Munir Gul Disclosed

Appraisal Stage Program Information Document (PID) - Agriculture Risk Resilience and Insurance Access Program - P165923 (English)

Project Information Document NOV 19, 2018

Ray,Anuradha Disclosed

Pakistan - SOUTH ASIA- P124268- Economic Revitalization of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP14228 NOV 06, 2018

Munir Gul Disclosed

Appraisal Stage Program Information Document (PID) - Agriculture Risk Resilience and Insurance Access Program - P165923 (English)

Project Information Document OCT 26, 2018

Ray,Anuradha Disclosed

Pakistan - SOUTH ASIA- P124268- Economic Revitalization of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP13582 OCT 16, 2018

Shakir Dop Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - National Statistics and Data for Development - P162621 - Sequence No : 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR30055 APR 20, 2018

Baez Ramirez,Javier Eduardo Disclosed

Bangladesh - Policy Options for Agriculture Insurance (English)

Agriculture is a key sector in Bangladesh, but it is highly exposed to risks. While agriculture is a source of employment and livelihood for nearly one in two adults in Bangladesh and contributes about 16 percent to gross domestic product (GDP), it is highly exposed to natural hazards. ... See More +

Working Paper 132797 JAN 01, 2018

Quayyum,Shah Nur; Clarke,Daniel Jonathan Disclosed

Result stories : Mali : Résultats : Mali (French)

As a GIIF partner for the development of index insurance in Mali, PlaNet Guarantee has implemented a range of authorized index insurance solutions responding to the demand of agricultural producers for access to drought-risk coverage for their rain-fed crops. ... See More +

Brief 113718 MAR 08, 2017

English Disclosed

Result stories : Mali (English)

As a GIIF partner for the development of index insurance in Mali, PlaNet Guarantee has implemented a range of authorized index insurance solutions responding to the demand of agricultural producers for access to drought-risk coverage for their rain-fed crops. ... See More +

Brief 113718 MAR 08, 2017

French Disclosed

Result stories : Sri Lanka (English)

In the island nation of Sri Lanka, approximately 38 per cent of the total labor force is engaged in agriculture. While rice remains the main crop and farming rice remains the most important economic activity for the majority of the people living in rural areas, cash crops like tea, bananas, rubber and coconut have grown in importance and contribute greatly to building the financial ability of the rural population. ... See More +

Brief 113753 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

When and how should agricultural insurance be subsidized? Issues and good practices (English)

World Bank Group's Global Index Insurance Facility and ILO's Impact Insurance Facility jointly published a paper entitled 'when and how should agricultural insurance be subsidized? ... See More +

Working Paper 117476 JAN 01, 2017

Hazell,Peter B.; Sberro-Kessler, Rachel; Varangis, Panos Disclosed

Burkina Faso : Project snapshot (English)

Burkina Faso’s economy is heavily reliant on agricultural production, with close to 80 percent of the active population employed in the sector. ... See More +

Brief 113712 DEC 07, 2016

French Disclosed

Microfinance and index insurance : testing business models in the agricultural sector (English)

While access to credit is a key instrument toalleviate rural poverty, microfinance institutions(MFIs) are often unable to expand their agriculturelending portfolio. ... See More +

113733 DEC 01, 2016

Assah,Fatou C.; Sberro-Kessler,Rachel Disclosed

Insurance options for addressing climate change (English)

Emerging markets are especially vulnerable to threats from climate change. Storms, droughts, and floods jeopardize the livelihoods of farmers, while extreme temperatures limit the ability of workers to be outdoors. ... See More +

Brief 109462 SEP 01, 2016

Miller,Alan; Swann,Stacy A. Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Unlocking Agriculture Finance and Insurance in Uganda : The Financial Sector's Role in Agricultural Transformation : Policy Note (English)
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AUG 01, 2019 141114 Working Paper
Toward Scaled-Up and Sustainable Agriculture Finance and Insurance in Uganda : Technical Report (English)
See More +
AUG 01, 2019 141102 Working Paper
Pakistan - SOUTH ASIA- P124268- Economic Revitalization of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas - Procurement Plan (English)
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JAN 25, 2019 STEP16575 Procurement Plan
When and How Should Agricultural Insurance be Subsidized? : Issues and Good Practices (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 117363 Working Paper
Unlocking Smallholder Credit : Does Credit-Linked Agricultural Insurance Work? (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 121680 Working Paper
Bangladesh : Policy Options for Crop and Livestock and Aquaculture Insurance (English)
See More +
DEC 12, 2018 132875 Working Paper
Pakistan - SOUTH ASIA- P124268- Economic Revitalization of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas - Procurement Plan (English)
See More +
DEC 06, 2018 STEP15223 Procurement Plan
Appraisal Stage Program Information Document (PID) - Agriculture Risk Resilience and Insurance Access Program - P165923 (English)
See More +
NOV 19, 2018 Project Information Document
Pakistan - SOUTH ASIA- P124268- Economic Revitalization of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas - Procurement Plan (English)
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NOV 06, 2018 STEP14228 Procurement Plan
Appraisal Stage Program Information Document (PID) - Agriculture Risk Resilience and Insurance Access Program - P165923 (English)
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OCT 26, 2018 Project Information Document
Pakistan - SOUTH ASIA- P124268- Economic Revitalization of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas - Procurement Plan (English)
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OCT 16, 2018 STEP13582 Procurement Plan
Disclosable Version of the ISR - National Statistics and Data for Development - P162621 - Sequence No : 02 (English)
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APR 20, 2018 ISR30055 Implementation Status and Results Report
Bangladesh - Policy Options for Agriculture Insurance (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 132797 Working Paper
Result stories : Mali : Résultats : Mali (French)
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MAR 08, 2017 113718 Brief English
Result stories : Mali (English)
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MAR 08, 2017 113718 Brief French
Result stories : Sri Lanka (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113753 Brief
When and how should agricultural insurance be subsidized? Issues and good practices (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 117476 Working Paper
Burkina Faso : Project snapshot (English)
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DEC 07, 2016 113712 Brief French
Microfinance and index insurance : testing business models in the agricultural sector (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 113733
Insurance options for addressing climate change (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 109462 Brief