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Johannesburg Office Building 1, Sunhill Park 1 Eglin Road Sunninghill, 2157 Johannesburg, South Africa T: +27 (0) 11 517 1535 E: info@africanriskcapacity.org Rome Office Via… Read More »

Journals & Publications

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Relief Web – November 27 2015 Impact Assessment: African Risk Capacity (ARC) University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership – July 2015 Insurance regulation for sustainable… Read More »

News archives

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UNFCCC’s CoP21 Devex – December 21, 2015 Africa: $150 million for climate-related disaster risk insurance Artemis – December 17 2015 ARC gets $150m in support… Read More »

Outbreaks & Epidemics

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How to tackle the funding gap for public health emergencies in Africa: piloting an innovative financing mechanism for outbreaks and epidemics The Problem: A single… Read More »

Africa RiskView: Methodology

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The Africa RiskView models and software products  are offered to countries working with the ARC Agency. Its models have been designed to be adapted and customised… Read More »

Africa RiskView: Introduction

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The first step to establishing a facility such as ARC is understanding — in dollar terms — Africa’s weather-related food security risk. As the technical… Read More »

Food Security & Risk Management

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In January 2012, the ARC commissioned a cost-benefit analysis (CBA) to examine the economic advantages and disadvantages of establishing a risk pooling facility as an… Read More »

Risk Pool II – 2015/2016

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Risk pool II, which covers the 2015/2016 rainfall seasons, consists of: Kenya Mauritania Niger Senegal The Gambia Mali Malawi These countries made history by becoming… Read More »

Risk Pool I – 2014/2015

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The inaugural risk pool, which covered the 2014/2015 rainfall seasons, consisted of: Kenya Mauritania Niger Senegal These countries made history by becoming the first African… Read More »