ILO's Impact Insurance Facility and Cenfri reflect on decade-long progress in inclusive insurance

Monday, December 3, 2018

As long-time MiN members ILO's Impact Insurance Facility and Cenfri celebrate a decade of existence this year, they took stock of the progress made over the last ten years and also looked ahead to what is to come in the world of inclusive insurance.

Insurance matters more than ever the ever-changing world of risk. Over the last ten years, there has been a significant uptake of insurance by emerging consumers driven by banks, MFIs, MNOs and retailers, however have prducts offered through these channels delivered value to clients?

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Member profile: Fasecolda

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The Federación de Aseguradores Colombianos (Federation of Colombian Insurers) represents all the insurance companies that operate in Colombia and has been a member of the Microinsurance Network (MiN) since 2009. Fasecolda’s Financial Inclusion and Sustainability Director Alejandra Diaz spoke to the MiN about trust, financial inclusion and why it’s important to avoid reinventing the wheel.

MiN: Why did Fasecolda join the MiN?

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Applications for Microinsurance Master leadership programme open for 2019

Monday, November 12, 2018

In 2018, 18 insurance leaders, intermediaries, and regulators from 14 different countries took part in the inaugural Microinsurance Master leadership training programme, praising the value, quality, and return on investment with a 97% recommendation rating.

Said one of the participants: “If you’re a decision-maker, sitting at your table, looking at your numbers and asking yourself, ‘why is my microinsurance department not working out?’, you should join this programme.”

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IFAD hosts SAFIN annual plenary and workshop on TA for smallholders and agri-SMEs

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

The second annual plenary meeting of the Smallholder and Agri-SME Finance and Investment Network (SAFIN) was held at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on 11-12 October, along with a workshop on "Business models for the delivery of technical assitance complementing finance for smallholders and agri-SMEs".

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14th Consultative Forum on “InsurTech – rising to the regulatory challenge”, 24 October, Argentina – connect and join us remotely

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Written by the Access to Insurance Initiative and the MiN

Next week in Argentina, the 14th Consultative Forum will bring together insurance companies, digital providers, policymakers and regulators to discuss how new technologies and players are changing the insurance landscape, which supervisory approaches are needed in order to stimulate innovation and what protection consumers need.

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