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Climate Risk Forum: Building Innovative and Sustainable Index Insurance Markets

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This event will gather high-profile speakers to discuss "Building Innovative and Sustainable Index Insurance Markets in Developing Countries." The forum will include a keynote address, followed by a panel discussion, and concluded with a question and answer session. Coffee, tea, and light snacks will be served.
When Sep 24, 2014
from 09:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Where Barnard College - Barnard Hall - The James Room 3009 Broadway New York, New York 10027
Attendees Richard Choularton
Alexandre Scherer
Paula Pagniez
Daniel Osgood
Sophia Belay
Jon Hellin
Vijay Kalavakonda
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Coffee, tea, and light snacks will be served. The panel will discuss questions such as: Can index insurance become a viable commercial sector? How can index insurance help farmers increase their income and assets with the threat of a changing climate? Is index insurance relevant for sustained food security? What is the role of reinsurance companies in scaling up index insurance markets? What are some benefits to bundling index insurance with other products?

Access: Open

Cost: Free; Registration Required

Event Type: Panel/Roundtable

Event Topic(s): Environment, Government, Finance, Business, Development, Global Issues

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