6th Consultative Forum Note: Innovative products for the emerging consumer

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In May 2016, regulators, supervisors and industry representatives came together for the 6th Consultative Forum, a platform for dialogue on microinsurance issues pertaining to regulation, organised by the Microinsurance Network, the Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii), the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS), and the African Insurance Organisation (AIO).

The Landscape of Microinsurance Africa 2015

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The study (available in English and French) provides an in depth analysis of the evolution of microinsurance in the African region in terms of products, delivery channels, regulations and profitability indicators to the industry, building upon the data released in the African Landscape Briefing Note in November last year.
 
The landscape measured a 63% premium growth, on an aggregate comparative basis, since the last landscape study in 2011, with 61.8 m people covered by at least one microinsurance policy by the end of 2014, compared to 44.4 m people in 2011.

The State of Microinsurance 2016

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This second edition of the Microinsurance Network's annual journal presents the insights and views of 22 experts in the field with regards to innovative developments in product design, distribution and regulation. Topics discussed include behavioural economics in microinsurance, the contribution of insurance to capital market development, and the possibility of benchmarking microinsurance based on key performance indicators. For the first time, the journal includes a debate which focuses on the role of private health insurance in achieving universal health coverage.

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