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

16 March 2018

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


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