Index Insurance Forum

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18
Sep
Year: 
2017
The weeklong Index insurance bootcamp will take participants through a range of technical courses while actively promote the exchange and dissemination of knowledge on the subject. To be held in Dakar, Senegal, the program is designed to help improve access to information, with the objective of catalyzing a movement of consensus among stakeholders on good practices and performance standards. (Specific dates of the conference to be announced later)
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29
Jun
Year: 
2017
Finance & Market's Global Index Insurance Facility of the World Bank Group is having an official book launch of Risk Modeling for Appraising Named Peril Index Insurance Products . The groundbreaking publication on modeling index insurance products is a practical guide for the insurance practitioners to design and develop better index insurance in order to ultimately provide protection to more low-income customers, including smallholder farmers in developing countries. The session, moderated by Samuel Munzele Maimbo, Practice Manager in WBG's Finance & Markets, will have the following...
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8
Jun
Year: 
2017
As part of this year's European Development Days (EDD 2017), GIIF hosts a session entitled "Index Insurance: An Innovative Tool for Risk Management and Resilience Building" on June 8, 2017, at Tour & Taxis in Brussels. The 75-minute session, under the event's theme of "Partnering with the Private Sector, explores how building stronger and sustainable public-private partnerships can create market solutions that champion climate change adaptation. Moderated by GIIF Program Manager Fatou Assah, the panel will be joined by: Ken Aghoghovbia , Deputy Managing Director/Chief Operating Officer -...
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14
Feb
Year: 
2017
World Bank Group's Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF) and Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance (DRFI) Program are presenting international experiences with index insurance and catastrophic risk financing at the 41th General Assembly of FANAF ( African Federation of Insurance Companies for African national law). The session will be joined by t he Moroccan Federation of Insurance and Reinsurance Companies and the African Risk Capacity. For more information, visit http://www.fanaf2017.com/en/program/
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14
Nov
Year: 
2016
GIIF will deliver a training event entitled "Operationalizing Agriculture Index Insurance" at Cinnamon Grand Hotel in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The training workshop, co-hosted by the International Labour Organization, will introduce to the participants issues related to index insurance ranging from types and advantages of index insurance to distribution and marketing models. The workshop precedes this year's ILO's Impact Insurance Forum which will focus on the use of various digital tools and technology that can be used to improve insurance solutions for emerging markets. For more information...
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