Is microinsurance becoming “smart”?

An insight on technological advances in insurance offerings today

An eye-opening session took place at the 12th International Microinsurance Conference in Sri Lanka on the use of technology in microinsurance, presenting a number of interesting innovations on the way insurance can be offered.

Scaling up successful programmes to insure against climate risks

Scaling up programmes such as the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) and the African Risk Capacity (ARC) is one way the G7 is looking to insure 400 million people against weather extremes by 2020.
 
“The world is expecting extreme climatic events such as excess rain in East Africa, floods in Peru and drought in South East Asia, to name a few”, declared Jerry Skees from the University
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