The 6th issue of Innovation Flash is available
This issue, published by the ILO's Microinsurance Innovation Facility, starts with an editorial from Veronica Wodsak, ILO's Social Security Department and member of the Microinsurance Network, explaining how microinsurance can support universal access to social security. It highlights the Facility's knowledge management strategy, presents a few lessons from the grantees and shares publications and opportunities for the sector.
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The Potential for Scale and Sustainability in Weather Index Insurance for Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods
IFAD-WFP Weather Risk Management Facility (WRMF), 2010
This publication from the IFAD-WFP Weather Risk Management Facility (WRMF) argues that weather index-based insurance can be effective in helping to manage natural disaster relief and encourage agricultural development. Learning from 37 index insurance programmes around the world, "The Potential for Scale and Sustainability in Weather Index Insurance for Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods" distils eight key principles for scale and sustainability and outlines how donors and governments can support such risk management initiatives.
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