Inception workshop: Enhancing the benefits of remote sensing data and flood hazard modeling in index-based flood insurance (IBFI)
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International Water Management Institute (IWMI). 2015. Inception workshop: Enhancing the benefits of remote sensing data and flood hazard modeling in index-based flood insurance (IBFI). Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI).
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Representatives from State and Central government agencies, NGOs, private insurance companies, farmers and development partners met on August 1st 2015 in Bihar, India to exchange ideas and expertise in an inception workshop for a new project on developing ‘Index-Based Flood Insurance (IBFI) in South Asia’. The workshop saw enthusiastic participation from both government and private sector participants. The day long workshop was inaugurated by Chief Guest, Dr. C.P. Thakur, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha and was attended by experts from multiple organizations like Agriculture Insurance Corporation (AIC), GIZ, Department for International development (DFID), BSDMA (Bihar State Disaster Management Authority), Agriculture Department- Bihar, Flood Management Improvement System (FMISC), National Institute of Hydrology (NIH), Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), IFPRI, private insurance firms like Bajaj Allianz, Swiss Re, farmers and others.
SubjectsCLIMATE SERVICES AND SAFETY NETS; CROP PRODUCTION; AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION; FLOODS; FOOD SECURITY; INNOVATION; SMALLHOLDERS
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