11th Consultative Forum Note: Scaling up insurance as a disaster resilience strategy for smallholder farmers in Latin America

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This briefing note summarises the key findings and lessons learned discussed during the 11th Consultative Forum which took place in Lima, Peru on November 6, 2017 with the aim of fostering sound policymaking for the development and scaling up of agricultural insurance across the Latin American region. The Forum was the last of a three-event series organised in 2017 on the topic of agricultural insurance as a tool for disaster resilience in the three developing regions of Asia, Africa and Latin America. 

A Microinsurance Toolbox: Solutions to Challenges

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The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and Allianz SE (Allianz) joined forces to launch a development partnership as part of the develoPPP.de programme of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). Referred to as the Microinsurance1 Toolbox (Toolbox), this document has been created by the Development Partnership with the Private Sector (DPP) of the GIZ and Allianz.
 
GIZ and Allianz started its first DPP cooperation on microinsurance in 2004.

The Landscape of Microinsurance in Latin America and the Caribbean 2017 - Preliminary Briefing Note

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This preliminary briefing note summarises some of the key insights and trends from the 2017 Landscape of Microinsurance in Latin America and the Caribbean study which will be published in the first quarter of 2018. Like the 2014 study, it comprises data from both primary sources and secondary research on the 21 largest markets in the region. The data collected through this study indicates that, as of December 2016, about 8.2% of the Latin American population had at least one microinsurance policy. An estimated total of 52.1 million people are now insured.

Insurance Literacy Efforts of the German Development Cooperation: Voices from the field

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An overview gathering and analysing relevant experiences available within the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ, German International Cooperation). It aims to provide guidance and examples for the practitioners of insurance literacy. GIZ implements relevant projects in developing countries and emerging economies together with local partners.

10th Consultative Forum Note: Scaling up agricultural index insurance in Africa - Building disaster resilience of smallholder farmers

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The 10th Consultative Forum which took place in Kampala, Uganda on May 24 and 25 2017 brought together high-ranking representatives from African insurance supervisory authorities, the industry and the public sector to discuss “Scaling up agricultural index insurance in Africa: Building disaster resilience of smallholder farmers”.
 
This Forum Briefing Note provides a summary of the key takeaways from the event and outlines recommendations for action for the industry and regulators.

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