Towards a strategy for microinsurance development in Zambia: a market and regulatory analysis

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This study forms part of a series of country studies commissioned by the ILO/UNCDF looking to support country-level microinsurance strategies and to develop cross-cutting insights on designing and implementing such strategies. In the case of Zambia the study is conducted in partnership with FinMark Trust Zambia and the FinMark Trust South Africa.

Security at little cost: Microinsurance in financial systems development

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The new BMZ Position Paper on microinsurance deals with the challenges in establishing microinsurance in developing countries. It develops a strategy for German development cooperation for promoting microinsurance. The paper shows that access to market-based microinsurance makes a significant contribution to social security and hence to poverty reduction. Microinsurance has been set on the agenda in different contexts such as social security, adaptation to climate change and rural development. The demand for improving the sustainable access to financial services incl.


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