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Call for IBLI Enumerators!!

Applications are invited to fill position of Enumerator for the Index-Based Livestock Insurance (IBLI) Project. This is a temporary position for a period of 7 weeks beginning 14th September and closing on 31st of October 2015. Learn more about IBLI project at http://ibli.ilri.org or on Facebook and Twitter. Candidates should have Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Natural Resources … Continue reading

DRYLANDSCRP / East Africa / IBLI / ILRI / Insurance / Kenya / Livestock / SLS

Index-based insurance: Insurance or lottery tickets?

Recently, there has been much excitement around the use of index-based insurance as an alternative to conventional insurance products that may extend the rural poor’s access to formal insurance coverage in developing countries. Index insurance provides indemnity payments based on a signal that is related to covariate losses rather than actual and observed individual losses. Continue reading

Academic workshop: Mobile Pastoralism, Index Insurance, Computational Sustainability and Policy Innovations for the Arid and Semi-arid Lands of East Africa
DRYLANDSCRP / East Africa / IBLI / Insurance / Kenya / Livestock / Pastoralism / SLS

Academic workshop: Mobile Pastoralism, Index Insurance, Computational Sustainability and Policy Innovations for the Arid and Semi-arid Lands of East Africa

This workshop was held on June 10 and 11 2015 , at the John Vercoe (JVC) Auditorium International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) Nairobi, Kenya The Academic Workshop provided a forum to showcase the research work that is ongoing in and around IBLI on behavior and welfare and drivers of change that affect the pastoral community … Continue reading