Tag: Insurance

30 Aug 16'

ASSESSING AGRICULTURAL INDEX INSURANCE RELIABILITY

Index based insurance and risk-transfer schemes have existed for many years in the catastrophe and agriculture risk management worlds. Well known for their relative ease of construction and implementation, they...

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22 Aug 16'

CLIMATE CHANGE INCREASED PROBABILITY OF FRENCH FLOODS IN 2016

Attribution science is the science of determining the causes of unusual climate trends and climate-related events. Extreme events are a fundamental characteristic of our planet’s variable climate. However, the degree...

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10 Aug 16'

DO FLOODS OR DROUGHTS CAUSE MOST CROP DAMAGE IN CANADA?

A recent news article piqued my interest as it suggests that in recent years floods have been the major driver of crop damage in the important agricultural states of Saskatchewan and...

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3 Aug 16'

WILL 2016 SET A RECORD FOR CHINA AGRICULTURAL INSURANCE?

China has suffered deeply from floods in 2016 and, this weekend, what flooded the China news was the tragedy occurring in Xing Tai of Hebei province. Dozens of people lost their lives and many...

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2 Aug 16'

INDEX INSURANCE AND CLIMATE RISK

The prevalence of mobile technology in East Africa is truly amazing. Want to beam a photo from your camera to your blog whilst you are in the middle of the...

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