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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

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
Date:
Type:
Technical reports
Department:
International Research Institute for Climate and Society
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Series:
IRI Technical Report
Part Number:
09-04
Publisher:
International Research Institute for Climate and Society
Publisher Location:
Palisades, N.Y.
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.
Subject(s):
Agriculture
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