Partnering with members of group saving and loans organizations (GSLs) may be an effective way of undertaking extension work on index-based livestock insurance (IBLI). These are the findings of the latest ILRI research brief on Integrating index-based livestock insurance with community savings and loan groups in northern Kenya.
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.
A new research brief by ILRI demonstrates that index insurance shows considerable promise, especially in settings where conventional insurance to cover potentially catastrophic herd losses does not exist.
Private insurance against drought, common elsewhere in the world, has been successfully piloted in northern Kenya since 2010, as well as in parts of southern Ethiopia.