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Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF) newsletter

April 2012 - present

Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF) is an innovative program which is part of the World Bank Group's Finance & Markets Global Practice. GIIF's objective is to expand the use of index insurance as a risk management tool in agriculture, food security and disaster risk reduction. These and other related news and events are covered in the GIIF newsletters.

Otherwise known as: GIIF Newsletter

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Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF) newsletter (English)

This issue of the Global Index Insurance Facility newsletter includes the following topics of interest: Dutch Donor Support Agricultural Insurance – the Missing Link, IFC, EU and Syngenta Foundation to Expand Weather Insurance to One Million East African Farmers; IFC Agri-Insurance Expert Gary Reusche on PPS and Portfolio Approach; Benjamin Collier, Wharton Business School, on Index Insurance Disasters; News from the GIIF team. ... See More +

Newsletter 88378 JAN 01, 2014

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Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF) newsletter (English)

This issue of the Global Index Insurance Facility newsletter includes the following topics of interest: Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery organizes fifth resilience dialogue; IFC Access to Finance manager Rachel Freeman enthusiastic about new disaster insurance projects; GIIF groundnut index insurance pilot in Senegal - interview with Pape Ndiaye, Executive Director, National Agriculture Insurance Company of Senegal; news from the GIIF team; and the merits of portfolio insurance and public-private partnerships. ... See More +

Newsletter 83985 OCT 01, 2013

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Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF) newsletter (English)

In this issue: International Finance Corporation, or IFC, SANASA promote economic inclusion in Sri Lanka through Global Index insurance Facility, or GIIF; GIIF and World Bank country updates; and World Bank on the role of the public sector in supporting markets for indexed agricultural insurance: interview with Daniel Clarke. ... See More +

Newsletter 80019 JUL 01, 2013

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Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF) newsletter (English)

In this issue: Kilimo Salama insures 100,000 farmers against adverse weather in Kenya and Rwanda; expanding index insurance markets in Africa: interview with Christina Ulardic; and Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF) country updates. ... See More +

Newsletter 80018 APR 01, 2013

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Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF) newsletter (English)

The Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF) is a global initiative which began pilot activities in Africa in 2010. In Kenya, GIIF has given grants to the Syngenta foundation for sustainable agriculture and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) to launch weather index insurance products for smallholder farmers and pastoralists. ... See More +

Newsletter 80017 NOV 01, 2012

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Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF) newsletter (English)

The Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF) is an innovative, global, International Finance Corporation (IFC)-led program that is expanding access to insurance against weather risks and natural disasters primarily to farmers and livestock herders. ... See More +

Newsletter 80016 SEP 01, 2012

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Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF) newsletter (English)

Kilimo Salama (KS) is an innovative index-based insurance product that insures farmers' inputs (seeds, fertilizer, pesticides), and outputs (crop harvests), in the event of drought or excessive rainfall. ... See More +

Newsletter 80015 JUL 01, 2012

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Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF) newsletter (English)

MicroEnsure's product pilot project in Tanzania is providing weather index insurance coverage to Tanzanian cotton farmers through the Tanzanian cotton board. ... See More +

Newsletter 80014 APR 01, 2012

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