Launch of publication by Social Protection Working Group

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The Microinsurance Network's Social Protection Working Group has launched a publication examining the role of microinsurance as a tool for protecting the vulnerable in the context of social protection in Vietnam. "The Role of Microinsurance in Social Protection: A Country Study of Vietnam" proposes that microinsurance should not replace, but rather be incorporated into Vietnam's social protection strategy to extend coverage to those currently with limited or no access.

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Microinsurance - effective protection against poverty?

Monday, March 9, 2015

Small-scale farmers in Burkina Faso who had taken out an Allianz microinsurance policy against poor weather were left in a worse state than their uninsured colleagues following a drought in 2012.

What conclusions has Allianz drawn from these findings? The two Allianz project managers for Burkina Faso and Indonesia explain their (different) perspective here.

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IAG announces launch of microinsurance programme in Vietnam

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Major insurer IAG and its partners are launching a microinsurance programme in Vietnam to help those with low income in a country where 70% of the population live in rural areas, often in poverty.

IAG’s AAA Assurance recently launched a suite of four microinsurance products covering personal accident, surgery and hospital cash, motorbike loss and theft and home fire protection in Vietnam.

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