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

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This briefing note summarises the key findings and lessons learned discussed during the 11th Consultative Forum which took place in Lima, Peru on November 6, 2017 with the aim of fostering sound policymaking for the development and scaling up of agricultural insurance across the Latin American region. The Forum was the last of 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 Landscape of Microinsurance in Latin America and the Caribbean 2017 - Preliminary Briefing Note

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This preliminary briefing note summarises some of the key insights and trends from the 2017 Landscape of Microinsurance in Latin America and the Caribbean study which will be published in the first quarter of 2018. Like the 2014 study, it comprises data from both primary sources and secondary research on the 21 largest markets in the region. The data collected through this study indicates that, as of December 2016, about 8.2% of the Latin American population had at least one microinsurance policy. An estimated total of 52.1 million people are now insured.

8th Consultative Forum Briefing Note: Challenges and opportunities presented by alternative distribution channels

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The 8th Consultative Forum which took place in San José, Costa Rica on December 1, 2016 brought together high-ranking representatives from Latin American and Caribbean insurance supervisory authorities and the industry to discuss “Challenges and opportunities presented by alternative distribution channels”.

This Forum Briefing Note provides a summary of the key takeaways from the event and outlines recommendations for action for the industry and regulators.

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