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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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

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How the private sector can catalyze innovations for feeding Africa

            By Gordon Conway, Stephanie Brittain 06 August 2014 The index based livestock insurance developed by the International Livestock Research Institute has shown promise in helping smallholder farmers insure against the risk of investing in areas of regular drought….read more Continue reading

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The tech edge to Africa’s first Islamic insurance for herders

April 3, 2014 The Hindu The son of a camel herder, Hassan Bashir, knows how tough traditional life in Kenya’s arid north is, where pastoralists rely on livestock herds surviving boom and bust cycles of drought. But Mr. Bashir is also an astute entrepreneur, developing Africa’s first livestock insurance scheme to make payouts compliant with … Continue reading

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IBLI index color coded map based for October 2012

The pdf below provides a color coded map of the predicted mortality index in all 5 Marsabit divisions for October 2012, and also posts the index status at the previous 6 potential payment periods. 5IndexAreaMarsabit.pdf Continue reading

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IBLI Index in Central and Gadamoji based on data between 23 April-8 May 2011

This page provides the update on the predicted livestock mortality index and the summary of the underlying data in Central and Gadamoji for March – September 2011 (Long Rain Long Dry, LRLD) insurance coverage period based on the data between 23 Apr – 8 May. For information on the definition of these variables, see Livestock … Continue reading

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IBLI Index in Maikona based on data up to 18 December 2010

This page provides the update on the predicted livestock mortality index and the summary of the underlying data in Maikona for October 2010 – February 2011 (Short Rain Short Dry, SRSD) insurance coverage period based on data up to 18 December 2010. For information on the definition of these variables, see Livestock Mortality Index. Continue reading