• Call for proposals - Submission deadline extended until 22 May 2019

    Call for proposals - Submission deadline extended until 22 May 2019

    The 15th International Microinsurance Conference (IMC) “Inclusive Insurance for Emerging Markets – Coping with Climate Risk” will take place in Dhaka from 5 – 7 November 2019. To cover subjects that are currently of interest, the conference organisers are calling for proposals on the following topics: >mehr

  • Report - 14th IMC Zambia

    Report - 14th IMC Zambia

    This publication is the summary of the 14th International Microinsurance Conference that took place in Lusaka, Zambia, from 6 – 8 November 2018. The event brought together 450 participants from 57 countries to discuss the challenges and opportunities in microinsurance. >mehr

  • Country profiles - The Landscape of Microinsurance in Africa 2018

    Country profiles - The Landscape of Microinsurance in Africa 2018

    Download preliminary results from the latest study on the Landscape of Microinsurance in Africa: Country profiles available for Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo and Zambia >mehr

  • Summary - 14th IMC 2018: "Technology remains a driver behind increasing insurance outreach"

    Summary - 14th IMC 2018: "Technology remains a driver behind increasing insurance outreach"

    Progress in the use and affordability of mobile technology, and the rise of mobile payment schemes, are boosting the outreach of financial services to hundreds of millions of low-income customers previously without access. However, the low level of interest shown by the insurance industry in the low-income insurance market as well as regulatory environments that often prohibit innovations remain major bottlenecks. >mehr

Rapporteur applications

Rapporteur applications

We are seeking rapporteurs for the conference "Inclusive Insurance for Emerging Markets - 15th IMC - Coping with Climate Risk. As part of the rapporteur team, you will assist the editor of the conference report. >mehr

Field trip - Call for applications

Field trip - Call for applications

The organisers of the International Microinsurance Conference are looking for organisations volunteering to host one or more field trips back to back with the 15th IMC - Inclusive Insurance for Emerging Markets - Coping with Climate Risk >mehr

Summary - 14th IMC 2018 - Inclusive Insurance for Emerging Markets

Summary - 14th IMC 2018 - Inclusive Insurance for Emerging Markets

Insurance is playing a key role in sustainable economic development. However, insurance penetration in most sub-Saharan countries remains at less than 2, or even 1 percent. Progress in the use and affordability of mobile technology, and the rise of mobile payment schemes, are boosting the outreach of financial services to hundreds of millions of low-income customers previously without access. However, the low level of interest shown by the insurance industry in the low-income insurance market as well as regulatory environments that often prohibit innovations remain major bottlenecks. >mehr

Summary - 13th IMC 2017 - Inclusive Insurance for the Mass Market

Summary - 13th IMC 2017 - Inclusive Insurance for the Mass Market

Modern technology is transforming the insurance industry and offers huge opportunities to close the insurance gap. Microinsurance today reaches a promising 8.3% of the population in Latin America and the Caribbean according to recent studies. At the same time, the lack of cover against natural disasters pushes millions back into poverty again and again when disasters strike. Governmental involvement and the use of modern technology are key factors for making insurance more inclusive. >mehr

World Map of Microinsurance

World Map of Microinsurance

In 2006, first results from the ground-breaking study "The Landscape of Microinsurance in the World's 100 Poorest Countries" were published followed by a series of landscape studies. The World Map of Microinsurance (WMM) hosts data and analysis from the landscape studies, which are displayed visually on an interactive world map. >mehr

Learning Sessions

Learning Sessions

The Learning Sessions have been complementing the International Microinsurance Conference since 2011. They are designed to address topics that are particularly relevant to a specific group of experts, country or region. The events are organised jointly with international and local partners in various countries. >mehr