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The drivers of index-based livestock insurance demand in southern Ethiopia

Read the latest post in the Economics That Really Matters blog that details the findings of a paper written by Index-Based Livestock Insurance (IBLI) Project researchers, which examines and identifies the constraints that hinder the demand of index insurance in southern Ethiopia. Continue reading

IBLI case study wins ‘Outstanding New Case Writer’ award
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IBLI case study wins ‘Outstanding New Case Writer’ award

A case study based on the IBLI project, entitled ‘Using satellite data to insure livestock: IBLI and the development of the world’s first insurance for African pastoralists’, has won the ‘Outstanding New Case Writer’ award given by The Case Study Centre. Continue reading

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IBLI Marsabit household survey round five data now available

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 Continue reading

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Pastoralists in Kenya’s drought-stricken areas receive payouts for loss

By Fabian Mangera WAJIR (Xinhua)  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 … Continue reading

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Index Based Livestock Takaful (IBLT) Agents trained in Isiolo

TAKAFUL Insurance of Africa Monthly Bulletin – Issue 18- July 2014 As part of the activities to roll out the IBLT Cover in Isiolo County in the September–AugustSales Window, IBLT Agents were trained on the product to ease their interaction and sales within the community….read more Continue reading