Parametric insurance offers respite in Africa

A parametric drought and livestock insurance programme in Kenya that leverages data from satellites have helped farmers cope with the impact of extreme weather conditions. While still in its infancy, the model could be replicated across the world to protect small- scale farmers, says Sebastian Glink, Director Business Development and Technology at CelsiusPro in a guest article of the Middle East Insurance Review. Read more.

 

 

Next to the guest article CelsiusPro contributed to the cover story “Climate risk – Insuring a highly volatile future” with data and maps about rainfall distribution across the MENA region: