ILO: Symposium on Making Agriculture Insurance Work

ILO-Symposium On May 4, 2016, the Facility and its partners are organizing a public symposium to look into successful models in agriculture insurance, and discuss key issues such as relevance for small-scale farmers and the role of governments to improve equity and sustainability of the schemes. The symposium will disseminate some emerging insights from the work of the Global Action Network (GAN) on Agricultural Insurance, a community of thought leaders in agricultural insurance managed by the Facility with the USAID/BASIS/I4; and good practices from the Index Insurance Forum, a community of practitioners in index insurance managed by the Facility with the World Bank Group’s Global Index Insurance Facility.

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Future of the ROI Action Group

What topics to work on in 2015/16

Exchange and exploration of (existing) information and ideas for 2015 and 2016:

  1. Development of hybrid financial instruments for farmers and/or Producer Organisations
  2. There is a need for exchange of research by European parties in the sector and share this with partners in the field, carry out an inventory make it practically available
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