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The overall aim of the project is to increase resilience to extreme weather events by devising on an integrated climate risk management approach that includes insurance. The ACRI+ project worked to collect the experiences and best practices from different organizations across the globe and promote these findings at international conferences and workshops, as well as on their online database “Climate Insurance”.
This roadmap is developed from work undertaken on ICRM through the “Advancing Climate Risk Insurance plus” (ACRI+) implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für International Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and the Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII). In Morocco, ACRI+ is working with Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the Ait-Melloul industrial zone to support the development of financial and strategic capacities for managing climate risks, particularly from flooding, with a focus on the potential role of risk transfer. La gestion intégrée des risques climatiques (ICRM) est une...
The overall aim of the project is to prepare the ground for implementing risk transfer solutions within an integrated flood risk management approach for SMEs in an industrial park in Morocco, near Agadir.
The core objective of the project is to increase resilience to extreme weather events for SMEs in the Industrial Zone AÏt Melloul.
Ms. Fatou Assah (left) , Program Manager of the WBG's Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF), and Mr. Antoine Bavadi (middle) , Financial Sector Specialist from the Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance (DRFI) Program, spoke at the 41st General Assembly of FANAF (African Federation of Insurance Companies for African national law) on February 14. 2017 in Marrakech. Both World Bank experts were sharing their international experiences with index insurance and catastrophic risk financing as risk management tools to protect communities from natural disasters and environmental hazards. The panel,...
Ms. Fatou Assah (left) , Program Manager of the WBG's Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF), and Mr. Antoine Bavadi (right) , Financial Sector Specialist from the Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance (DRFI) Program, spoke at the 41st General Assembly of FANAF (African Federation of Insurance Companies for African national law) on February 14. 2017 in Marrakech. The World Bank experts were sharing their international experiences with index insurance and catastrophic risk financing as risk management tools to protect communities from natural disasters and environmental hazards. The panel,...
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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/
With 1.5 billion people worldwide getting access to financial services through a post office, postal networks are powerful tools to advance financial inclusion. Posts have already proved to have comparative advantages in remote areas and with specific vulnerable groups – the poor, the less educated and those in the informal economy – compared with other financial services providers. This study by the Universal Postal Union (UPU) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) delves into the transformative potential of postal networks into well-suited providers of insurance. The report...