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Transnational climate impacts

Climate change – and adaptation to it – will occur in a globalized, hyper-connected world. 

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Adaptation to climate change in the insurance sector

Abstract

Adaptation to climate change, particularly flood risks, may come to pose large challenges in the future and will require cooperation among a range of...

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Application of community-based adaptation measures to weather related disasters in Western Nepal

Community Based Adaptation in Western Nepal

The project focuses on two measures that contribute to climate adaptation in Putalibazaar communities: a weather/climate information dissemination scheme and a community based insurance.

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Index-Insurance for Pastoralists in Northern Kenya

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Scaling up microinsurance

Sustainability of Microinsurance schemes

The nature of microinsurance raises questions as to the sustainability of the schemes currently on offer. By their nature microinsurance premiums...

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Microinsurance

Introduction

Microinsurance, like traditional insurance, is a risk-sharing mechanism in which premiums are paid by all members of the insurance scheme, and this pool of premiums is used to...

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Examples of Index-based microinsurance schemes

Index-based insurance for livestock in Mongolia

Herders in Mongolia. Picture: George Holden

Livestock herding plays a very important role in Mongolia, contributing to 87% of...

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Examples of conventional microinsurance schemes

The most common type of conventional microinsurance offered is Health insurance, however property and accident insurance is also offered by some providers.

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