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Earth Institute Research Projects

General IRI Technical Support for HARITA Micro-Insurance

Lead PI: Dr. Daniel Osgood

Unit Affiliation: International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI)

May 2012 - May 2013
Inactive
Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Ethiopia
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: The grant will support IRI in working with project partners to further develop robust indices and implementable products.

OUTCOMES: Primary updates for the indexes include: the addition of an Extra Dry option, index triggers and exits have been recalibrated, and indexes for 5 Tabias have been adjusted based on specific feedback.

SPONSOR:

Oxfam

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$40,676

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS:

Swiss Re, Rockefeller Foundation

KEYWORDS

harita index insurance climate and society climate change insurance smallholders support resilience