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Designing Index-Based Weather Insurance for Farmers in Adi Ha, Ethiopia: Report to OXFAM America, July 2009

Tufa Dinku; Alessandra Giannini; James W. Hansen; Eric Holthaus; Amor Valeriano M. Ines; Yasir Kaheil; Kristopher B. Karnauskas; Bradfield Lyon; Malgosia Madajewicz; Megan McLaurin; Connor Mullally; Michael T. Norton; Daniel E. Osgood; Nicole Peterson; Andrew W. Robertson; Kenneth Shirley; Christopher Small; Marta Vicarelli; Columbia University. International Research Institute for Climate and Society

Title:
Designing Index-Based Weather Insurance for Farmers in Adi Ha, Ethiopia: Report to OXFAM America, July 2009
Author(s):
Dinku, Tufa; Giannini, Alessandra; Hansen, James W.; Holthaus, Eric; Ines, Amor Valeriano M.; Kaheil, Yasir; Karnauskas, Kristopher B.; Lyon, Bradfield; Madajewicz, Malgosia; McLaurin, Megan; Mullally, Connor; Norton, Michael T.; Osgood, Daniel E.; Peterson, Nicole; Robertson, Andrew W.; Shirley, Kenneth; Small, Christopher; Vicarelli, Marta; Columbia University. International Research Institute for Climate and Society
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Technical reports
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International Research Institute for Climate and Society
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IRI Technical Report
Part Number:
09-04
Abstract:
This report documents the process and results of the index insurance design effort leading to the index insurance contracts for Adi Ha in 2009. This report represents deliverables 1 and 2 in the terms of reference with Oxfam America, it outlines and compares analysis and design methodologies including the performance of rainfall simulators for index-based contract design. It also details contracts, methodologies, associated issues, and important lessons learned. A separate project report details the Experimental Games, deliverable 3 in the terms of reference.
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Agriculture
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