Climate Resilience through Pro-poor and Pro-vulnerable Climate Insurance

Risk transfer is one of the key ways of addressing losses and damages that are caused by different hazards. However, risk transfer mechanisms are not accessible to all. This includes the most vulnerable to climate change.
The research study on climate risk insurance in Sri Lanka, and the development of a participatory and stakeholder driven insurance mechanism is conducted by SLYCAN Trust, in line with the research work on Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) of Sri Lanka on loss and damage.
The project also focuses on capacity building of stakeholders on climate risk transfer, and resilience building through climate insurance which is accessible to vulnerable communities.
Project duration: October 2018 – May 2019
Project status: Ongoing
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SLYCAN Trust

Since 2016 SLYCAN is a registered legal entity in the form of a Trust, and work under the title of SLYCAN Trust, expanding the issues of focus, and widening the scope of focus from youth centric to a multi-stakeholder driven, and social justice driven process. SLYCAN Trust envisions wider engagement and a wider range of activities on the themes of sustainable development, climate change, gender and animal welfare, and social justice to ensure that we strive for a better future for all.