• Summary - 14th IMC - 6-8 November 2018, Lusaka, Zambia

    Summary - 14th IMC - 6-8 November 2018, Lusaka, Zambia

    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 insura >more

  • Press release

    Press release

    Lusaka, Zambia - 6 November 2018 Billions of uninsured individuals, families and small businesses are exposed to risks which can result in catastrophic losses, delegates to the 14th International Microinsurance Conference (14th IMC) ‘Inclusive Insurance for Emerging Markets’ were told today [6 November 2018]. Despite encouraging signs of increased insurance cover uptake in some markets, climate change and extreme weather events are ex >more

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  • About the conference

    About the conference

    The 14th IMC “Inclusive Insurance for Emerging Markets” took place in Lusaka from 6 – 8 November 2018. Approximately 450 experts from around the world discussed and identified ways of accelerating growth and economic viability in inclusive insurance for emerging markets. The conference was hosted by the Microinsurance Technical Advisory Group of Zambia (TAG) and the Munich Re Foundation in cooperation with the MiN. >more

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