CCAFS / DRYLANDSCRP / East Africa / IBLI / ILRI / Insurance / Kenya / Livestock / PIL / Vulnerability

Pastoralists in drought-stricken areas receive payouts for loss

Some 101 Muslim pastoralists on Tuesday received 5,800 U.S. dollar compensation for drought- induced losses suffered in Wajir County of northern Kenya.

The pastoralists’ herds of sheep, goat, cattle and camels were insured in August 2013 by Takaful Insurance of Africa (TIA) with an Index-Based Livestock Insurance (IBLI) product, branded as Index-Based Livestock Takaful (IBLT)…read more...

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