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COVID-19 impact and recovery


Cenfri is concerned about the global economic and health outcomes of the Coronavirus pandemic. We are continuing to work with partners and other organisations to better understand the impact of COVID-19, with a focus on the following areas: 

This work aims to support policymakers and regulators, central banks, the private sector and others in the mutual efforts to improve resilience and encourage recovery in developing countries.  

The Latest in COVID-19 impact and recovery

COVID-19 catalyses insurance innovation
But in Africa, there is more at stake A key imperative identified by our deep-dive studies across four sub-Saharan African countries was [...]
Assessing risks with limited actuaries
The versatile proportionate risk assessment tool developed by The International Actuarial Association  For effective risk-based financial [...]
Africa’s insurance fails to deliver on COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a light on the need for the African insurance sector to demonstrate its critical role in supporting people and [...]
The impact of COVID-19 on the Rwandan insurance sector
The COVID-19 pandemic and the accompanying containment and mitigation measures have affected and disrupted the operations of industries around [...]
Identifying and analysing the most vulnerable female segments under COVID-19
How can we strengthen female resilience in a COVID-19 context?  The COVID-19 pandemic and related measures are affecting women’s lives [...]
Moving to a post-COVID-19 world
Which factors will shape the future of sub-Saharan African economies? According to the World Economic Forum, three emerging mega trends will shape [...]
Identity proofing for COVID-19 recovery
Guidance for regulators, financial service providers and market facilitators Globally, millions of people are excluded from accessing the formal [...]
How are insurance regulators in sub-Saharan Africa being affected by, and responding to, COVID-19?
In the midst of increasing uncertainty resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, insurance regulators still need to ensure that they fulfil their core [...]
COVID-19 policy response framework
COVID-19 is leaving no country unaffected. For the development community and national policymakers, this creates a clear imperative: Wield whatever [...]
African youth and mixed livelihoods: Tech provides silver lining amid pandemic
In 2019, one in five youth in Africa were not in employment, education or training . Each year, 10 to 12 million youth enter the workforce , while [...]