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09 June 2022

Delegation from Mongolian University of Life Sciences (MULS)

On May 24, 2022, IAMO representatives met with a scientific delegation from the Mongolian University of Life Sciences (MULS) in scope of their visit at Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg.

The purpose of the meeting was to present research...

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06 October 2021

Stakeholder Workshop on Innovative Index Insurance in Central Asia

On November 18, KlimALEZ team will organize an online dissemination workshop presenting project finding for stakeholder from business, politics and research. In addition to presentations for project members on novel data tools and applications, the...

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10 September 2021

Satellite Weather Data Extractor - Beta Version launched

The strongest impediment against the practical implementation of weather index insurance in developing countries is the lack of reliable long-term weather data. While the variety and quality of the satellite-based weather products has significantly...

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09 September 2021

Featured research: How suitable are globally available satellite data for drought index insurance?

One of the main challenges of introducing crop index insurance in developing countries is the lack of reliable weather data for index development and implementation. A recent Klimalez study systematically analyzes the accuracy of several globally...

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30 June 2020

Use of drones strengthens agriculture in dealing with climate change - tutorial video

Globally, April 2020 was (along April 2016), the warmest April on record. As in many other countries worldwide, another drought would considerably harm the agricultural sector, which already suffered heavy yield losses in the past years.

Internation...

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18 June 2020

Science to Business and Policy: KlimALEZ supports the launch of satellite-based index insurance for Mongolian wheat producers

In the scope of the project KlimALEZ, IAMO researchers have successfully supported the launch of Mongolia’s first index insurance product for wheat growers. Since 2017, the KlimALEZ team has been advising the Ministry of Agriculture and the insurance...

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10 February 2020

KlimALEZ team meeting with Minister for Agriculture of Uzbekistan, Jamshid Khodjaev

On January 16, the Minister for Agriculture of Uzbekistan Jamshid Khodjaev met IAMO Director Prof. Thomas Glauben and his colleagues Dr. Ihtiyor Bobojonov and Dr. Lena Kuhn for a discussion in the Uzbek Embassy in Berlin. In the meeting, the Ministry...

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05 September 2019

CLIENT II-Project is convincing Uzbek government on importance of index based insurance against climate risks

The recent decree of the president of Uzbekistan from 2 August 2019 “On measures of reforming the fast development of the insurance market of the Republic of Uzbekistan” mentioned the importance of establishing an index-insurance market in the...

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12 July 2019

Reform on subsidizing cotton and wheat insurance in Uzbekistan

This summer, Uzbekistan underwent several legal reforms of the agricultural insurance sector.

The first noteworthy reform is the Parliament’s Decree from 19 June 2019 on “Improving the insurance system of future yields in cotton and wheat...

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24 June 2019

Outscaling pilot drought insurance – KlimALEZ Interim Workshop

On June 17, the participants from research and business from Central Asia and Germany met for IAMO organized workshop at Tashkent State Economics University. During the event, partners reported on their recent activities and experiences in piloting...

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