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21
Sep
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2021
TUE-WED 21-22 SEPT. 2021 7AM (GMT) VIRTUAL CONFERENCE Digital innovation and transformation in insurance has been accelerated by the combination of the Covid-19 and climate change crisis. As a fundamental building block for sustainable inclusive economic and social development, insurance is fundamental for individual and collective protection, providing safety nets and resilience against and to risks. It is even more significant for growth in economies like those in Africa where insurance penetration is still very low. The ‘ Digital Innovation in Insurance in Africa ’ conference will take...
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Dawn of women in agriculture
2
Jul
Year: 
2021
As part of the Food Systems Summit Dialogue , the Future Food Institute and Mooofarm organized a virtual event on July 2nd about the role of women in farming and agriculture around the globe. GIIF attended to this event as Mooofarm is one of the winners of the July 2019 GIIF agriculture insuretech challenge, organized in India. Main speakers include participants from Future Food Institute, UN Scaling-Up Nutrition Movement, Devices Reliance Jio Infocomm, UNIDO ITPO Italy, Food Tank, and representation of the Government of Maharashtra. In this blog, you will read a summary of main points...
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17
Feb
Year: 
2020
The African Federation of Insurance Companies (La Fédération des Sociétés d'Assurances de Droit National Africaines - FANAF) held its 44th Annual General Assembly in Libreville, Gabon, between February 17-20, 2020. This year’s high-level event provided a platform to approx. 1100 participants from (re) insurance companies, regulators, brokers, financial institutions to discuss the development of the sector in the continent in general, and their main challenges in operations, in particular. The event is also recognized internationally and praised for its technical panels on innovation,...
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17
Jan
Year: 
2020
On November 19th, 2019, Fatou Assah, GIIF program manager, and John Plevin, Financial Sector Specialist of Crisis and Disaster Risk Finance (CDRF) co-hosted a tech session as part of the FCI Knowledge Exchange Week in Washington DC. Agricultural insurance can provide vulnerable agriculturalists with certainty in the face of natural disasters such as drought, reducing dependence on harmful coping mechanisms, and ultimately leading to increased financial resilience of the individual and the wider community and economy. This 90-minute tech session provided an overview of how the World Bank and...
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8
Jul
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2019
The potential of agriculture and insurance is greatly restricted by many challenges faced throughout the product lifecycle - from product design to client delivery to claim processing. Insuretech, at the intersection of insurance and technology, holds the potential to overcome those challenges and transform the insurance landscape. Integrating Insuretech innovations with agriculture insurance promises to enhance product design, improve sales and distribution, facilitate premium collection, and optimize servicing and claims processing. To leverage innovative solutions, the Global Index...
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