Are you a researcher, student, or simply a curious mind? Do you want to explore the specifics of how Index-Based Livestock Insurance (IBLI) affects households in northern Kenya? If so, check out the Marsabit household survey round five data that became public today…click here
Through the IBLI Case Study, we hope to make your students to think critically and creatively about extending financial services to the last frontier of the developing world.
IBLI is highlighted this week in Ethiopia’s weekly, English Newspaper Addis Fortune. It describes Oromia Insurance Company (OIC)’s efforts to insure livestock in the country through the index-based insurance scheme which compensates pastoralists for forage scarcity in order to keep their animals alive in times of severe drought.
Data from the first round of a household survey evaluating the impact of the Index-Based Livestock Insurance (IBLI) in Marsabit, Kenya is now available.
Data from household surveys conducted by the Index Based Livestock Insurance (IBLI) project in the Borena Zone of Ethiopia is now available online.
An Australian Aid-funded project seeks to generate a number of policy-relevant results on the feedbacks between migrant pastoralism and the environment, including addressing the impacts of new index insurance products.
On a hot morning in Nairobi in 2014, Andrew Mude, Team Leader for the Index-Based Livestock Insurance program (IBLI hereafter), looked out of his office window at cows grazing on Ngong Hills’ green pastures, but his mind was elsewhere.