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Thematic Reports, Global, Agricultural and Disaster Risk Insurance | 2018

Index Insurance: Status and Regulatory Challenges

This paper seeks to provide a review of supervisory approaches to index insurance and to set out some of the regulatory and supervisory challenges faced by insurance supervisors. It is drawing on the results of an online survey carried out in the first half of 2017 together with telephone follow-up.

Consultative Forum, Workshops and Seminars, Briefing Notes, Event Reports, Latin America, Peru, Agricultural and Disaster Risk Insurance | 2017

11th Consultative Forum Briefing Note: Scaling up insurance as a disaster resilience strategy for smallholder farmers in Latin America

Read the Briefing Note to find out what were the key findings and lessons learned from the 11th Consultative Forum which took place in Lima, Peru on November 6, 2017.  

The underlying goal of the Forum was to foster sound policymaking for the development and scaling up of agricultural insurance in Latin America. This was the last of a three-event series organised in 2017 on the topic of agricultural insurance as a tool for disaster resilience in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Consultative Forum, Briefing Notes, Uganda, Agricultural and Disaster Risk Insurance | 2017

10th Consultative Forum Briefing Note

This Consultative Forum was the second in a three-event series organised in 2017 on the topic of agricultural insurance as a tool for disaster resilience in the three developing regions of Asia, Africa and Latin America. The first event in the series, which took place in Singapore in March 2017, covered both indemnity- and index-based agricultural insurance, whereas this event focused exclusively on index-based agricultural insurance as an innovative tool for agricultural insurance to become more affordable for smallholder farmers. 

Consultation Calls, Consultation Call Reports, Agricultural and Disaster Risk Insurance | 2017

22nd A2ii-IAIS Consultation Call on "The Importance of Insurance Regulation in Disaster Resilience", 18 May 2017

There is growing awareness of the exposure of countries, private and public sector entities and individuals to potentially crushing economic loss as the result of natural disasters. There is also a recognition that the insurance sector has an important role to play in helping to assess risk, promoting loss prevention and mitigation and in risk financing for sovereigns, sub-sovereigns and others. This call explored the important role that insurance regulation plays in facilitating the deployment of insurance sector resources at the macro,  meso  and micro level in a

Policy Notes, Agricultural and Disaster Risk Insurance | 2015
Consultation Calls, Consultation Call Reports, Agricultural and Disaster Risk Insurance | 2017

22nd A2ii-IAIS Consultation Call on "L’importance de la réglementation de l’assurance dans la promotion de la résilience aux catastrophes naturelles", 18 May 2017

On constate une prise de conscience croissante de l’exposition des pays, des entités du secteur privé et du secteur public comme des individus aux pertes économiques potentiellement dramatiques dues aux catastrophes naturelles. Il est également de plus en plus reconnu que le secteur de l’assurance a un rôle important à jouer dans l’évaluation des risques, la prévention des pertes et leur réduction, ainsi que dans le financement des risques au niveau national, infranational ou autre.

Consultation Calls, Consultation Call Reports, Agricultural and Disaster Risk Insurance | 2017

22nd A2ii-IAIS Consultation Call on "La Importancia de la Regulación de los Seguros para Crear Resiliencia ante los Desastres", 18 May 2017

Existe creciente conciencia de la exposición de los países, entidades de los sectores público y privado, y de las personas a las aplastantes pérdidas económicas que son consecuencia de los desastres naturales. También se acepta que el sector seguros puede jugar un papel importante para contribuir a la evaluación del riesgo, promover la prevención y mitigación de pérdidas y para el financiamiento de la cobertura de riesgo para los niveles de gobierno central, sub-nacional, etc.

Consultative Forum, Briefing Notes, CEE & Central Asia, Agricultural and Disaster Risk Insurance | 2017
Consultation Calls, Consultation Call Reports, Agricultural and Disaster Risk Insurance | 2014

4th Consultation Call on "Agriculture Insurance", 26 June 2014

The fourth consultation call focused on agriculture insurance, an issue that has hardly been discussed when considering inclusive insurance markets. It was attended by almost 30 supervisors from various jurisdictions across Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean.