Live Talk 05 – Gender and Climate Risk Finance series


The webinar “Addressing poverty and gender-related barriers of urban poor to access Climate Risk Finance and Insurance” is the fifth session of a LIVE TALKS series on Gender and Climate Risk Finance. The series is jointly hosted by the InsuResilience Global Partnership, the InsuResilience Centre of Excellence on Gender-smart Solutions and the Forum for Agricultural Risk Management in Development (FARM-D).

Minutes 1 – 5: Opening Remarks by Felana Andrianaivo, Co-Chair of the Centre of Excellence Gender Working Group and
Jana Siebeneck, Advisor to the InsuResilience Centre of Excellence on Gender-smart Solutions
Minutes 5- 20: Presentation of the study results on Gender and Poverty-related Barriers of the Urban Poor to access Climate and Disaster Risk Finance and Insurance: Evidence from the Mahila Housing Trust by the author Vartika Shukla
Minutes 20 – 55: Panel discussion with:
– Rajeswari Namagiri Gorana, Consultant, Mahila Housing Trust
– David Jacome-Polit, Senior Officer Resilient Development, ICLEI
– Beatriz Vaca, Chief Operating Officer, MiCRO
– Zahrah Nesbitt-Ahmed, Research Lead, Centre for Disaster Protection

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