Coming up Nov 9: Expert Forum on champions in microinsurance

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The microinsurance landscape studies give us, for the first time, a representative in depth view of the state of the microinsurance sector. Insight from these studies enable microinsurance practitioners to position themselves against their peers and to use this information to improve their own performance. However, it is not enough for insurers working in the low-income space to compare against a product average, if the average is not yet where it should be.

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Blockchain technology for inclusive finance: Can it add value to microinsurance organisations?

Friday, October 7, 2016

The Network is excited to announce its upcoming Expert Forum, an online event, on Blockchain technology and the value it can add to microinsurance organisations. Microinsurance entities are usually looking for ways to limit their expenses and widen their outreach and risk coverage options. So they are wondering whether Blockchain technology might be beneficial and if so in what way.

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First Network Regional Workshop comes to a close

Thursday, September 29, 2016
The first regional workshop and field trip by the Microinsurance Network, focussing on optimisation of distribution in the low-cost insurance environment, came to a close yesterday in Johannesburg, South Africa. The workshop brought together over fifty experts and professionals operating in the region’s microinsurance space to look at the challenges the sector is facing in terms of distribution, some of the existing success models and solutions, and how these may be replicated elsewhere.
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GIZ RFPI lead microinsurance talks at APEC events in China

Friday, September 9, 2016

Long-standing Network member Dante Portula of GIZ was at the forefront of microinsurance discussions during last month's APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) events held in China. The 2016 Asia Pacific Financial Forum (APFF) Progress Report outlines the achievements and way forward, as well as making recommendations in both the microinsurance and Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance (DRFI) work streams.

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