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Action Pledges

Title

Developing and disseminating tools to evaluate agricultural risk and generating a framework adapted for the amplification and diversification of the markets of assurances and insurance for the agricultural and forest sector of Argentina

Partner Office of Agricultural Risk of Argentina (ORA)

Date of submission 01/02/2008

Description

ORA Action pledge

ORA develops and disseminates tools to evaluate and reduce agricultural risks from an integral perspective, thus contributing to generate an adequate framework for the expansion and diversification of the insurance markets and instruments targeting the agriculture and forestry sector of Argentina.

ORA expects to develop activities, together with other countries of the region, to improve information for the evaluation of agricultural risk and to develop prevention strategies for extreme events.

Action pledge updates 
01/09/2008

ORA Action pledge 1st update

 

01/05/2009

ORA Action pledge 2nd update

01/09/2009

ORA Action pledge 3rd update. Improving the provision of climate data and information (Weekly monitoring and Hydric monitoring of crop through hydrological balance)

This update was provided as a contribution to and is summarised in the Nairobi work programme publication "Action Pledges: Making a difference on the ground. A synthesis of outcomes, good practices, lessons learned, and future challenges and opportunities".

Further information

 

Regional focus South America
Sector Food security, agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Science, assessment, monitoring and early warning
Water resources
Adaptation delivery activity Capacity building
Communications and awareness-raising
Early warning systems
NWP work area Adaptation planning and practices
Climate modelling, scenarios and downscaling
Climate related risks and extreme events
Target group Practitioners

Organizations, institutions and private sector companies at all levels and in a wide range of sectors can become engaged with the NWP by becoming a partner and making Action Pledges. Information about how organizations can become engaged with work on adaptation under the NWP can be found here.