Risk Insurance

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Peer-reviewed Article
In APN Science Bulletin
Author:
Joy J.
Pereira
Arpah A.
Bakar
Divya S.
Solomon
Juan J.
Pulhin
J.
J. Cummins
Several risk insurance initiatives have been implemented at the grassroots level for reducing the vulnerability of communities to natural disasters. Despite these efforts, the penetration of risk insurance in developing Asia is poor compared to many developed countries due to several barriers that this sector is facing and the cost of insurance...
Research Report
This report is an outcome of the research carried out in the second year of the APN-funded project on Assessing Community Risk Insurance Initiatives and Identifying Enabling Policy and Institutional Factors for Maximizing Climate Change adaptation and disaster risk reduction benefits from risk insurance. The report presents case studies from...
Commissioned Report
Several risk insurance initiatives have been implemented at grassroots level over the years for reducing the vulnerability of communities to natural disasters. Despite these efforts, the penetration of risk insurance in the developing Asia Pacific is poor compared to many developed countries in the region due to several barriers that this sector is...
Presentation
Agricultural Risk Management and Insurance Workshop
Risk insurance has been proposed to provide as a means of buffering the financial shocks and to inculcate the habit of risk awareness among the farming communities. As a result, there have been several agricultural insurance programs put in place. However, the progress in the spread of insurance has been sluggish owing to several reasons which...
Presentation
UKM-SEADPRI Forum 2016
The presentation provides an understanding of the idiosyncratic and covariate risks associated with agriculture, provides an overview of the risk management approaches to address the risks in agriculture production and evaluates the risk insurance as an effective risk management approach for the most vulnerable in agriculture. Asia pacific region...
Presentation
2016 ACTS Workshop on Risk Management Innovations for Weather-Related Natural Disasters
Lack of economic opportunity has been identified as one of the important bottlenecks for achieving development and empowerment as a result of which several financial inclusion projects and programs have been introduced globally in the past several decades. These financial inclusion instruments range between providing cash at hand to invest in...
Policy Report
Research Report
Author:
A. Arpah, UUM
C. Claudio, EIA
H.V.Hung, HAU
There is a growing consensus among development community that the risk insurance can provide an effective risk management tool for climatic and non-climatic disasters. Several risk insurance initiatives have been implemented at grassroots level for reducing the vulnerability of communities to disasters in most of the countries in Asia and the...
Presentation
National Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation
The post-2012 climate regime is expected to provide impetus to climate risk reduction, moving forward from mitigation only approach it has taken so far. Several proposals have already been submitted by Parties to the Convention on how best such risk reduction can be obtained under the Convention. However, most of these proposals seem to miss the...
Presentation
TERI-IGES Policy Research Workshop on International Climate Change Regime Beyond 2012
Risk insurance can provide an effective means of catastrophic risk reduction and climate change adaptation in the developing countries. The ongoing discussions by the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change are putting substantial efforts to promote climate change adaptation through international...
Working Paper
IGES Working Paper Series
Risk insurance can provide an effective means of catastrophic risk reduction and climate change adaptation in the developing countries. The ongoing discussions by the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change are putting substantial efforts to promote climate change adaptation through international...