IRI@AGU: Lessening the Impacts of Climate Shocks to Agriculture
In this video, IRI’s director, Lisa Goddard, discusses two innovations IRI has helped develop to reduce the potential impacts of droughts and extreme weather on vulnerable communities around the world: climate-based index insurance for smallholder farmers in Africa and forecast-based financing for the World Food Programme.
Lisa Goddard– Climate Variability, Index Insurance & Forecast-based Financing
Goddard will be convening a poster session on these topics on Monday morning in the Walter E Washington Convention Center – Hall A-C (Poster Hall). She will also convene a presentation session that afternoon in the Marriott Marquis – Marquis 3-4. Goddard will present Tuesday morning in the Walter E Washington Convention Center – 202A. Full details in our IRI@AGU schedule and in the AGU program.