Events

1st Consultative Forum Jakarta, Indonesia (2013): Microinsurance business models, risks and regulatory implications

It has now been five years since the findings from the original five A2ii microinsurance diagnostics in Colombia, India, the Philippines, South Africa and Uganda were synthesised and key themes extracted and disseminated through a series of focus notes. The process elicited insights into how regulation affected the evolution of these microinsurance markets and provided a guide for policy-makers, regulators and supervisors looking to support the development of microinsurance in their jurisdiction.   Since then, diagnostic studies have been rolled out in more than 10 further countries, prompting the A2ii to embark on a new round of cross-country synthesis to extract key overarching themes.…

Programme in Microinsurance Business Strategies for East African Markets 23-26 April 2013, Nairobi, Kenya

From 2008 to 2011 the number of microinsurance policies in Africa grew by 200% from 14.7 to 44.4 million lives and properties currently covered.   Growth has been largely driven by embedded products, but the industry in Africa is beginning to move away from credit-life - an evolutionary path towards more complex products. East Africa is leading the way, however the lack of expansion in products most needed by the low-income population (health, education and agricultural) suggests continued constraints. In East Africa, the Cenfri Tanzania Access to Insurance Diagnostic (2012) revealed a potential microinsurance market of up to 16.4 million…

Cenfri response to 8th International Microinsurance Conference

  Delegates from Cenfri recently attended the 8th International Microinsurance Conference (IMC) hosted by the Munich Re Foundation and the Microinsurance Network in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to participate, facilitate and present on behalf of the FinMark Trust. To learn more about what was discussed at the IMC Conference please look out for the 8th International Microinsurance Conference Report that will soon be made available by the Munich Re Foundation.   The IMC was a major success and many congratulations are in order for the efforts of hosts, as well as their supporters. The delegates from Cenfri were honoured to…

Fellowship Opportunity: Cenfri Innovation Lab

The ILO's Microinsurance Innovation Facility is partnering with Cenfri to faciliate innovation, with the objective of using applied research to support insurers or insurance channels in identifying the required disruptive innovations which will enable microinsurance to reach scale on a sustainable basis. The Facility and Cenfri are looking for a fellow to provide support to select organizations which agreed to test the innovation concept in setting and monitoring their research agenda and documenting the experience for further development. Download the terms of reference - (PDF: 202 KB) or visit the ILO's Microinsurance Innovation Facility website and online application form (remember…
 
Events

1st Consultative Forum Jakarta, Indonesia (2013): Microinsurance business models, risks and regulatory implications

It has now been five years since the findings from the original five A2ii microinsurance diagnostics in Colombia, India, the Philippines, South Africa and Uganda were synthesised and key themes extracted and disseminated through a series of focus notes. The process elicited insights into how regulation affected the evolution of these microinsurance markets and provided a guide for policy-makers, regulators and supervisors looking to support the development of microinsurance in their jurisdiction.   Since then, diagnostic studies have been rolled out in more than 10 further countries, prompting the A2ii to embark on a new round of cross-country synthesis to extract key overarching themes.…

Programme in Microinsurance Business Strategies for East African Markets 23-26 April 2013, Nairobi, Kenya

From 2008 to 2011 the number of microinsurance policies in Africa grew by 200% from 14.7 to 44.4 million lives and properties currently covered.   Growth has been largely driven by embedded products, but the industry in Africa is beginning to move away from credit-life - an evolutionary path towards more complex products. East Africa is leading the way, however the lack of expansion in products most needed by the low-income population (health, education and agricultural) suggests continued constraints. In East Africa, the Cenfri Tanzania Access to Insurance Diagnostic (2012) revealed a potential microinsurance market of up to 16.4 million…

Cenfri response to 8th International Microinsurance Conference

  Delegates from Cenfri recently attended the 8th International Microinsurance Conference (IMC) hosted by the Munich Re Foundation and the Microinsurance Network in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to participate, facilitate and present on behalf of the FinMark Trust. To learn more about what was discussed at the IMC Conference please look out for the 8th International Microinsurance Conference Report that will soon be made available by the Munich Re Foundation.   The IMC was a major success and many congratulations are in order for the efforts of hosts, as well as their supporters. The delegates from Cenfri were honoured to…

Fellowship Opportunity: Cenfri Innovation Lab

The ILO's Microinsurance Innovation Facility is partnering with Cenfri to faciliate innovation, with the objective of using applied research to support insurers or insurance channels in identifying the required disruptive innovations which will enable microinsurance to reach scale on a sustainable basis. The Facility and Cenfri are looking for a fellow to provide support to select organizations which agreed to test the innovation concept in setting and monitoring their research agenda and documenting the experience for further development. Download the terms of reference - (PDF: 202 KB) or visit the ILO's Microinsurance Innovation Facility website and online application form (remember…