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Agriculture Insurance: Lessons from Africa

Pranav Prashad, Alhajj Ali Muhammed Katu, Enock Sing’Oei, Nihar Jangle
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Hosted by:
College of Insurance and Financial Management
Impact Insurance Facility
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About the webinar
This free training for insurance professionals aims to enhance knowledge on the opportunities available in the agriculture value chain for insurance business.

This webinar covers the following topics:

  • Agriculture insurance models;
  • The role of stakeholders in the agriculture value chain;
  • Success factors in case studies from African countries;
  • Lessons learnt from agriculture insurance pools.
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Focus Region:
Middle East & North Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Focus Topic:
Rural Finance / Insurance
About the speakers

Pranav Prashad

Senior Technical Officer, ILO’s Impact Insurance Facility

Pranav Prashad is the Senior Technical Officer at the International Labour Organisation (ILO)’s Impact Insurance Facility. He provides technical expertise on agriculture insurance, distribution and mobile services as well as use of technology in insurance.

Pranav Prashad has more than three decades of experience in insurance and business management. He has initiated and taken to scale agriculture and health insurance projects amongst low-income households in India, utilizing a diverse set of distribution channels and enabling the projects with technology.

At the Facility, Pranav has supported the successful introduction of weather index insurance products in Sri Lanka and index-related products for livestock in Kenya among other projects. He is also the lead author of the Facility’s paper looking as various ways mobile phone technology can help in building scale and efficiency in insurance operations.

He holds an MBA from the Faculty of Management Studies and a bachelor’s honours degree in Economics, both from Delhi University, India.

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Alhajj Ali Muhammed Katu

General Manager, Ghana Agricultural Insurance Pool (GAIP)

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Enock Sing’Oei

Product and Business Development Consultant, Syngenta Foundation For Sustainable Agriculture, Kenya

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Nihar Jangle

Climate Risk Insurance Advisor, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

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