The Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF)

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September, 2018
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The Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF) is a dedicated World Bank Group's program that facilitates access to finance for smallholder farmers, micro-entrepreneurs, and microfinance institutions through the provisions of catastrophic risk transfer solutions and index-based insurance in developing countries. Funded by the European Union, the governments of Germany, Japan, and the Netherlands, GIIF has facilitated more than 3 million contracts, with $392 million in sums insured, covering approximately 15 million people, primarily in Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean. 

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Climate Smart Agriculture, CSA, Index Insurance
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Fatou Assah
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GIIF
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GIIF 2018. Global Index Insurance Facility. International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group.

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