Events

New Approach for Farmers' Poverty Reduction Weather Index Insurance using Satellite-based information

16 March 2018
Manila
Philippines

Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance's Ken Gohara and Remote Sensing Technology Center of Japan's Tsugito Nagano presented how the Weather Index Insurance can pay out a contractually predetermined insurance amount when weather indices such as temperature, wind speed, and rainfall exceed specified thresholds.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
16 Mar 2018 Presentation Agricultural Market Efforts in Southeast Asia: Case of Myanmar and Thailand
Natural hazards such as floods and drought increasingly occur due to extreme weather events that are exacerbated by climate change. To cope...
Ken Gohara