IBFI kicks off in Bihar, India

Representatives from State and Central government agencies , NGOs, private insurance companies, farmers and development partners met on August 1st  in Bihar, India to exchange ideas and expertise in an inception workshop for a new project on developing ‘Index-Based Flood Insurance (IBFI)’.

The workshop saw enthusiastic participation from both government and private sector participants. The day long workshop was presided by 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), private insurance firms like Bajaj Alliance, farmers and others.


Media coverage on the recent flood insurance workshop organized in Patna (Bihar, India) can be explored in the link below.


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