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  1. Publication

    Impact Insurance Working Paper #18: Pathways towards greater impact: Better microinsurance models, products and processes for MFIs

    01 November 2012

    Based on the experiences of innovative microfinance institutions (MFIs), it is clear that they can provide risk-management services that are valuable for clients and MFIs alike. This paper provides a comprehensive review of the challenges and successes of microfinance institutions and offers ten key recommendations.

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    26 October 2012

  3. Document

    Master Trainers

    26 October 2012

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    26 October 2012

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    Planning the road to a green economy

    08 October 2012

  6. Publication

    Impact Insurance Research Paper #23: Agricultural decisions after relaxing credit and risk constraints

    01 October 2012

    Research Paper #23 examines how uninsured risk constrains farmers in Northern Ghana. It shows that when provided with insurance against the primary catastrophic risk they face, farmers are able to increase expenditure on their farms and make riskier choices. The study finds a strong demand for insurance among these farmers. Insurance payouts further increase this demand in subsequent years both among recipients and among their social networks.

  7. Article

    Greening Haiti

    31 August 2012

    Decades of environmental degradation have left Haiti on the brink, posing a serious threat to lives and livelihoods. Training programmes are helping Haitians move towards a greener, more sustainable economy.

  8. News

    Spain to gain from growth in green jobs

    17 August 2012

    An ILO-sponsored report shows that the green economy can help Spain beat the jobs crisis. The challenge is putting in place the right types of policies.

  9. News

    Integrated Climate Risk Financing: ILO and UNDP teaming up in the Philippines

    15 August 2012

  10. Publication

    Green jobs for sustainable development. A case study of Spain

    07 August 2012

    The report, a result of the collaboration between Sustainlabour and the Green Jobs Programme of the ILO, compiles and analyses data on the creation of green jobs in Spain. It includes both current employment data and studies of employment trends.