Events

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

1
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.

Venue: 
Manila
Philippines
ADB Organizer: 
Agriculture (Rural Development and Food Security) Thematic Group,
Finance Sector Group,
Urban Sector Group
Event Coordinator: 
Aldrin Plaza
Topics: 
Agriculture and Natural Resources,
Environment,
Finance,
Urban Development
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