CASE BRIEF: FIELD ACCIDENT INSURANCE - PROFIN FOUNDATION

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From the design phase to achieving inclusive insurance for those who really need it, companies that have embarked on this path must overcome great challenges. This is especially the case in jurisdictions that do not have a regulatory framework that facilitates the development and commercialization of these products. In Bolivia, the Foundation for Productive and Financial Development (PROFIN) found that the key to achieving sustainability lies in being able to design and adapt products and strategies to the needs and interests of both the client and the relevant stakeholders.

The Landscape of Microinsurance 2020

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A total of 194 insurance providers in 27 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean participated in this study. Whereas previous landscape studies have attempted to cover all countries in a region, we have now adopted a methodology which focuses on selected countries across three regions. Although this study is based on data from 2019, it is clear that the trends explored in this report will be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Case Brief: Tunajali

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El que en los diferentes países de Latino América y el Caribe la población vulnerable tenga necesidades similares, ofrece a la industria aseguradora la posibilidad de desarrollar y expandir el mercado de los seguros inclusivos a un nivel regional. Aun así, para aprovechar esta oportunidad, es instrumental que las compañías concentren esfuerzos en el diseño de productos centrados en el cliente, que se adapten rápidamente al entorno y utilicen canales alternativos que faciliten su distribución masiva.

Case Brief: Fasecolda

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Colombia has become a regional benchmark in the inclusive insurance industry. It hosted the first international InsurTech seminar, it is recognised for being one of the first countries to collect statistical data on inclusive insurance, and it has an environment that is conducive to the development and commercialisation of innovative products.

The Landscape of Microinsurance in Latin America and the Caribbean 2017

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With the present study, the Microinsurance Network’s World Map of Microinsurance (WMM) has identified microinsurance activities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) as of 2016. The data collected through this study indicate that 8.1% of the Latin American population were covered by at least one microinsurance policy. An estimated total of 52 million people are now insured.

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. 

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.

8th Consultative Forum Briefing Note: Challenges and opportunities presented by alternative distribution channels

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The 8th Consultative Forum which took place in San José, Costa Rica on December 1, 2016 brought together high-ranking representatives from Latin American and Caribbean insurance supervisory authorities and the industry to discuss “Challenges and opportunities presented by alternative distribution channels”.

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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