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Honduras and Nicaragua - Catastrophe Risk Insurance Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Catastrophe Risk Insurance Project for Honduras and Nicaragua is to enable the access of Honduras and Nicaragua to efficient sovereign risk insurance associated with tropical cyclones, earthquakes, and/or excess rainfall. ... See More +

Project Paper RES24760 APR 21, 2017

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Risk modeling for appraising named peril index insurance products : a guide for practitioners (English)

Index insurance is commonly perceived to be complicated and difficult to evaluate. This is one reason index insurance products have not yet achieved high penetration in developing countries, despite their clear potential to improve the risk management options for vulnerable populations. ... See More +

Publication 114095 APR 06, 2017

Mapfumo,Shadreck; Groenendaal,Huybert; Dugger,Chloe Djenne Disclosed

Result stories : Burkina Faso : Resultats : Burkina Faso (French)

As a GIIF partner for the development of index insurance in Burkina Faso, PlaNet Guarantee has implemented authorized index insurance solutions to meet the demands of agricultural producers, in particular cotton producers as their crops often encounter yield drops due to poor climatic conditions. ... See More +

Brief 113717 MAR 08, 2017

English Disclosed

Result stories : Burkina Faso (English)

As a GIIF partner for the development of index insurance in Burkina Faso, PlaNet Guarantee has implemented authorized index insurance solutions to meet the demands of agricultural producers, in particular cotton producers as their crops often encounter yield drops due to poor climatic conditions. ... See More +

Brief 113717 MAR 08, 2017

French 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 : Senegal (English)

As GIIF partners for the development of index insurance in Senegal, PlaNet Guarantee and the National Insurance Company of Senegal (Compagnie Nationale d’Assurance Agricole du Sénégal, or CNAAS) have implemented a range of authorized index insurance solutions responding to the demand of agricultural producers to have access to drought-risk coverage for their rain-fed crops. ... See More +

Brief 113719 MAR 08, 2017

French 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

Bangladesh - Insurance Sector Development Project (English)

The development objective of the Insurance Sector Development Project for Bangladesh is to strengthen the institutional capacity of the regulator and state owned insurance corporations and increase the coverage of insurance in Bangladesh. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1631 FEB 23, 2017

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Result stories : Senegal : Résultats : Senegal (French)

As GIIF partners for the development of index insurance in Senegal, PlaNet Guarantee and the National Insurance Company of Senegal (Compagnie Nationale d’Assurance Agricole du Sénégal, or CNAAS) have implemented a range of authorized index insurance solutions responding to the demand of agricultural producers to have access to drought-risk coverage for their rain-fed crops. ... See More +

Brief 113719 FEB 09, 2017

English Disclosed

Project snapshot : Mali (French)

A landlocked West African country with most of its land in the desert, Mali is sparsely populated, and has a highly undiversified economy. As such, it is vulnerable to commodity price fluctuations and to the consequences of climate change. ... See More +

Brief 113716 JAN 24, 2017

English Disclosed

Project snapshot : Mali (English)

A landlocked West African country with most of its land in the desert, Mali is sparsely populated, and has a highly undiversified economy. As such, it is vulnerable to commodity price fluctuations and to the consequences of climate change. ... See More +

Brief 113716 JAN 24, 2017

French Disclosed

Result stories : Burkina Faso (English)

Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in the heart of West Africa. Covering an area of 264,000 square kilometers, agriculture comprises the single largest economic sector, employing over 80 percent of the working population and contributing over 40 percent of the country’s gross domestic product.The Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF) partnered with the PlaNet Guarantee (PG) in 2011 to develop weather index insurance products for maize and area yield insurance products for cotton. ... See More +

Brief 113749 JAN 01, 2017

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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

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Innovative index insurance solutions : Uruguay (English)

The risk of drought is one of the biggest threats to livestock production in Uruguay. This is particularly relevant in livestock breeding bases, as the quality of the available pasture directly affects the quality of the livestock, and livestock fertility takes years to recover from bad droughts. ... See More +

Brief 113756 JAN 01, 2017

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Index insurance market profile : Mozambique (English)

In Mozambique, agriculture accounts for approximately 32 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) and involves over 81 percent of the population. ... See More +

Brief 113739 JAN 01, 2017

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Index insurance market profile : Kenya (English)

In Kenya, where more than 96 percent of agricultural land is rain-fed and vulnerable to drought and erratic rain, mitigating weather-related risks for smallholder farmers is an important tool for unlocking credit. ... See More +

Brief 113737 JAN 01, 2017

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Sanasa insurance : Sri Lanka (English)

This brief talks about Sanasa agriculture insurance in Sri Lanka. Historically, agriculture has always been a key economic activity in Sri Lanka, employing over 30 percent of the labor force. ... See More +

Brief 113747 JAN 01, 2017

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Guy Carpenter and company, LLC : Mozambique – regional (English)

This brief talks about index insurance in Mozambique. In Mozambique, agriculture accounts for approximately 32 percent of Gross domestic product (GDP) and involves over 81 percent of the population in 2012. ... See More +

Brief 113742 JAN 01, 2017

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PlaNet guarantee : Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal (English)

This brief talks about drought index project in Benin. This project started in Benin in 2012. Awareness-raising sessions were held by the GEA for clients of FECECAM. ... See More +

Brief 113746 JAN 01, 2017

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Earthquake index insurance : Indonesia (English)

This brief talks about earth quake index in Indonesia. More than twelve million Indonesians live and work in earthquake-prone zones, with economic exposure reaching an estimated 79 billion US dollars. ... See More +

Brief 113743 JAN 01, 2017

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Honduras and Nicaragua - Catastrophe Risk Insurance Project : restructuring (English)
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APR 21, 2017 RES24760 Project Paper
Risk modeling for appraising named peril index insurance products : a guide for practitioners (English)
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APR 06, 2017 114095 Publication
Result stories : Burkina Faso : Resultats : Burkina Faso (French)
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MAR 08, 2017 113717 Brief English
Result stories : Burkina Faso (English)
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MAR 08, 2017 113717 Brief French
Result stories : Mali : Résultats : Mali (French)
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MAR 08, 2017 113718 Brief English
Result stories : Senegal (English)
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MAR 08, 2017 113719 Brief French
Result stories : Mali (English)
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MAR 08, 2017 113718 Brief French
Bangladesh - Insurance Sector Development Project (English)
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FEB 23, 2017 PAD1631 Project Appraisal Document
Result stories : Senegal : Résultats : Senegal (French)
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FEB 09, 2017 113719 Brief English
Project snapshot : Mali (French)
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JAN 24, 2017 113716 Brief English
Project snapshot : Mali (English)
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JAN 24, 2017 113716 Brief French
Result stories : Burkina Faso (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113749 Brief
Result stories : Sri Lanka (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113753 Brief
Innovative index insurance solutions : Uruguay (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113756 Brief
Index insurance market profile : Mozambique (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113739 Brief
Index insurance market profile : Kenya (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113737 Brief
Sanasa insurance : Sri Lanka (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113747 Brief
Guy Carpenter and company, LLC : Mozambique – regional (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113742 Brief
PlaNet guarantee : Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113746 Brief
Earthquake index insurance : Indonesia (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113743 Brief