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MiCRO / SBS / Bancamía – Boosting Resilience for Microentrepreneurs

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Despite the delays that the pandemic caused to the design and implementation of new products, three years after the launch of the first parametric insurance in Colombia, the Microinsurance Catastrophe Risk Organization (MiCRO) and its local...
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Family Insurance to Expand Drought Protection to Women in Kenya’s Arid Rangelands

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Pastoralist communities, who rely on livestock for their livelihoods, are particularly vulnerable to extreme drought which is becoming more common due to climate change. Index-based Livestock Insurance (IBLI) has proven vital in these...
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Kenya: Promoting resilience and food security through Risk-Contingent credit in Africa

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Over the last couple of decades, Kenya has experienced an increase in famine frequency, rising from one famine between the 1960s and 1980s, to a famine almost every year since the mid-2000s. This is due the current state of climate...
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Jamaica increases Climate-resilience through the First-ever Sovereign Catastrophe Bond for a Small Island in the Caribbean

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The high exposure of Jamaica to natural and climate-related disasters is posing an increased risk to the country’s population as well as its macroeconomic and financial outlook. The Government of Jamaica is addressing this risk by...
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DeRisking coffee in Vietnam: Piloting a Coffee Climate Protection Insurance scheme to enhance the capacity of smallholders and agribusinesses in coping with climate variability and change

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While the Central Highlands in Vietnam are the largest production hub for coffee in the country and the largest Robusta coffee producer in the world, the region remains the second poorest region in the country. This makes it even more...
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Nepal: Introducing index-based insurance for flood-prone communities

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Increasing the resilience of smallholder farmers against flood events through index-based insurance in Nepal. Check out how a partnership headed by Practical Action and co-funded by the InsuResilience Solutions Fund (ISF) is developing an...
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Developing Meso-Level Disaster Risk Management Approaches for Climate Risks in Ghana

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Direct involvement of municipalities for effective disaster risk management in the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area, Ghana. Check out how GIZ develoPPP and Allianz Re together with local partners reach the households most affected by...
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Global Parametrics & One Acre Fund Provide Weather Protection for Tanzanian Farmers

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Piloting an innovative index to protect against both drought and excess rainfall One Acre Fund (OAF), a non-profit social enterprise that supplies financing and training to smallholder farmers, has partnered with Global Parametrics (GP), a...
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Promoting access to insurance for people with disabilities and small and micro entrepreneurs – The case of El Salvador

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Most farmers and micro entrepreneurs in El Salvador are exposed to different economic and weather-related shocks threating their livelihoods and food security. Still, they lack access to adecuate and affordable insurance products to protect...
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Republic of the Philippines: Disaster Resilience Improvement Program

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The Philippines is highly exposed to climate and disaster risk, where the impact of disasters is often most devastating in cities, given their concentration of people and economic activities. Whilst city governments are at the forefront of...
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