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Sep
18
Year: 2024
How would you describe the international landscape of initiatives to help smallholders manage their risks? How is the emerging market structured and who are the innovators? What have they learned so far, current constraints and future opportunities? What insurance, financing, and other risk mitigation products and services are already available? Which gaps need to be filled, and how? These and related questions are the subjects of a global study by the Initiative for Smallholder Finance (ISF). Commissioned by the Syngenta Foundation, the study began in March. Its results will form a
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Jun
1
Year: 2024
The 50th AIO Conference and Annual General Assembly will be held from June 1-5, 2024, in Windhoek, Namibia. This milestone event will bring together a distinguished group of internationally renowned experts to discuss the latest trends, technologies, and best practices in the insurance industry. The conference theme, "Coping with Rising Natural Catastrophes Across Africa" will address the pressing challenges posed by climate change and aims to explore innovative solutions for the continent's insurance sector. Participants will have numerous opportunities to network and exchange ideas with
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Mar
5
Year: 2024
The Agência Angolana de Regulação e Supervisão de Seguros (ARSEG) plays a critical role in developing the agricultural insurance market by providing an enabling environment for private-sector investment in Angola. IFC is supporting ARSEG in developing an enabling environment for agricultural insurance to promote the resilience of farmers in Angola against the impacts of climate change and increase their financial inclusion. ARSEG keen on a holistic regulatory framework conducive to index insurance innovation, consumer protection and allowing for more sustainable market growth. As first step in
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Oct
23
Year: 2023
The International Conference on Inclusive Insurance 2023 was scheduled to occur from October 23 to October 27, 2023, in Accra, Ghana. The event, hosted by the National Insurance Commission of Ghana (NIC), the Ghana Insurers Association (GIA), and the Insurance Brokers Association of Ghana (IBAG) in collaboration with the Munich Re Foundation and the Microinsurance Network, brought together experts from over 50 countries. Their aim was to discuss and find ways to accelerate growth and economic viability in inclusive insurance, particularly for emerging markets. IFC hosted full session on
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Oct
4
Year: 2023
GIIF is thrilled to announce the successful conclusion of the DRC Agribusiness Innovation Challenge. This initiative was dedicated to recognizing and supporting innovative individuals who are shaping the agri-food landscape in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The mission was crystal clear: to strengthen the Congolese agro-industrial ecosystem and empower SMEs and smallholder farmers, thereby enhancing their productivity and profitability. After thorough evaluation, we selected 10 finalists who had the opportunity to present their innovations to a distinguished Grand Jury during the DRC
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Sep
18
Year: 2024
How would you describe the international landscape of initiatives to help smallholders manage their risks? How is the emerging market structured and who are the innovators? What have they learned so far, current constraints and future opportunities? What insurance, financing, and other risk mitigation products and services are already available? Which gaps need to be filled, and how? These and related questions are the subjects of a global study by the Initiative for Smallholder Finance (ISF). Commissioned by the Syngenta Foundation, the study began in March. Its results will form a
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