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Swiss Re and Oxfam America Launch Joint Risk Management Initiative for Farmers in Tigray, Ethiopia

080926_swissre.jpgNew York, NY. – September 26, 2008 — Swiss Re and Oxfam America have announced a joint Commitment to Action at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) 2008 meeting in New York on 23 — 26 September. The collaboration is aimed at helping communities most vulnerable to climate variability and change. The project focuses on an innovative pilot project to introduce weather insurance for a staple cereal crop in the village of Adi Ha, Tigray Regional State, Ethiopia. Image source: oxfamamerica.org. > Continue.

News selected by Covalence | Country: Ethiopia | Company: Swiss Re, Oxfam America | Source: CSRWire

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