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A newly designed Global Index Insurance Facility's Country Profile for Mozambique is available for digital viewing. The document contains an overview of GIIF's project in Mozambique and partner: Guy Carpenter.
Mr. Ndianko Sakho, a Senegalese millet producer, speaks about his experience with agricultural index-based insurance in a new GIIF Result Stories. "In the past, farmers had no climate risk management tool. Today with the introduction of agricultural insurance, I can say that some of our concerns are taken into account. The real challenge right now is to set up a national network of coverage in order to allow all Senegalese farmers to have access to agricultural index micro insurance," says Mr. Sakho. The Result Stories is part of a new bilingual series produced in 2017 to capture farmers'...
A newly designed Global Index Insurance Facility's Country Profile for Burkina Faso is available for digital viewing. The document contains an overview of GIIF's project in Burkina Faso and partner, PlaNet Guarantee. A French version is also available.
A newly designed Global Index Insurance Facility's Country Profile for Mali is available for digital viewing. The document contains an overview of GIIF's project in Mali and partner, PlaNet Guarantee. Also available in French .
A newly designed Global Index Insurance Facility's Country Profile for Zambia is available for digital viewing. The document contains an overview of GIIF's project in Zambia and partners: Mayfair Insurance, Focus General Insurance, and Risk Shield Consultants Limited.
In November 2016, the World Bank Group’s Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF), in collaboration with the International Labor Organization and Munich Re Foundation, organized a conference workshop entitled “Building Sustainable Agriculture Programs” in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Delivered as part of the 12th Annual Micro Insurance Conference, the daylong technical workshop brought together more than 50 participants from the public and private sector, donors, and development partners. Amena Arif, IFC country manager for Sri Lanka and the Maldives, and Rolande Simone Pryce, advisor from the World...
A newly designed Global Index Insurance Facility's Country Profile for Senegal is available for digital viewing . The document contains an overview of GIIF's project in Senegal and partner, PlaNet Guarantee. Also available in French .
At the request of the Government of Cameroon, the World Bank and the IFC have conducted a feasibility study that seeks to improve the knowledge and understanding of the market opportunity for index insurance. The findings were unveiled in Douala on December 15, 2016, at a workshop jointly organized by the World Bank Group and the Association of Insurance Companies of Cameroon (ASAC). The event was another milestone for Cameroon’s agricultural sector, which is increasingly experiencing shocks due to climate change. In 2015, this sector accounted for 20% of the country’s GDP, approximately US$6...
More than 30 participants from seven African nations gathered in Johannesburg for two weeks in October 2016 to focus on the fundamentals of index insurance, and to discuss a wide array of development-related topics ranging from product design to project management. The workshop, entitled “Agriculture Insurance Training,” was organized by the World Bank Group’s Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF). Co-managed by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), GIIF provides smallholder farmers, rural residents, microentrepreneurs and microfinance institutions with access to finance through the...
A newly designed Global Index Insurance Facility's Country Profile for Sri Lanka is available for digital viewing . The document contains an overview of GIIF's project in Sri Lanka and partner, Sanasa Insurance Company Ltd. (SICL).
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