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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

Disclosed

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

Micro insurance academy : improving health insurance coverage in India (English)

In India, healthcare financing largely relies on direct out-of-pocket spending, which causes immense health-related financial burdens for the poor. ... See More +

Working Paper 115131 APR 01, 2017

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 : 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

Index insurance market profile : Senegal (English)

PlaNet Guarantee (PG) activities started in 2012 with index insurance for maize and groundnuts. The first year the price of the product was very high and few farmers bought the product. ... See More +

Brief 113754 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Center for agriculture and rural development insurance (CARD) Inc : Philippines (English)

This brief talks about the development and deployment of insurance products to address typhoon-related risks faced by both lenders and farmers in Philippines.The Philippines ranks as the third most disaster prone country in the world, experiencing an average of 20 typhoons a year with Haiyan (local name Yolanda) being the most powerful of recent typhoons. ... See More +

Brief 113741 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Agriculture and climate risk enterprise : Kilimo Salama - Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania (English)

This brief talks about agricultural insurance program in Kenya and Africa. Agriculture and Climate Risk Enterprise (ACRE) is the largest agricultural insurance program in Kenya and Africa, and the first agricultural insurance program worldwide to reach smallholders using mobile technologies. ... See More +

Brief 113740 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

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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Microensure : Rwanda (English)

This brief talks about weather index insurance in Rwanda. Agriculture in Rwanda accounts for one-third of Rwanda’s Gross domestic product (GDP) and constitutes the main economic activity for rural households (especially women) and remains the main source of income. ... See More +

Brief 113745 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

Indonesia : Project snapshot (English)

Around 133 million people in Indonesia live in or near high-risk earthquake zones, with economic exposure reaching an estimated USD 79 billion. ... See More +

Brief 113730 NOV 08, 2016

Disclosed

Project snapshot : Philippines (English)

This brief talks about crop insurance in Philippines. The Philippines is highly dependent on the agribusiness sector, which provides employment for over one-third of its workforce of 40 million people. ... See More +

Brief 113748 NOV 08, 2016

Disclosed

Solving commitment problems in disaster risk finance (English)

Those at risk from natural disasters are typically under-protected, possibly because they expect benefactors such as governments and donors to come to their aid. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7720 JUN 21, 2016

Clarke,Daniel Jonathan; Wren-Lewis,Liam Disclosed

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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
Micro insurance academy : improving health insurance coverage in India (English)
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APR 01, 2017 115131 Working Paper
Result stories : Burkina Faso : Resultats : Burkina Faso (French)
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MAR 08, 2017 113717 Brief English
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
Index insurance market profile : Senegal (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113754 Brief
Center for agriculture and rural development insurance (CARD) Inc : Philippines (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113741 Brief
Agriculture and climate risk enterprise : Kilimo Salama - Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113740 Brief
Sanasa insurance : Sri Lanka (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113747 Brief
Microensure : Rwanda (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113745 Brief
When and how should agricultural insurance be subsidized? Issues and good practices (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 117476 Working Paper
Indonesia : Project snapshot (English)
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NOV 08, 2016 113730 Brief
Project snapshot : Philippines (English)
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NOV 08, 2016 113748 Brief
Solving commitment problems in disaster risk finance (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 WPS7720 Policy Research Working Paper