December 2012 Newsletter from the ILO’s Microinsurance Innovation Facility highlights

December 2012 Newsletter from the ILO’s Microinsurance Innovation Facility highlights:

  • Facility partners meet to share lessons and successes
  • The landscape of microinsurance in Africa 2012
  • Insurance for the people by the people

 

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December 2012, #15        Forward to a Friend

 

HIGHLIGHT OF THE MONTH

 

Facility partners meet to share lessons and successes
The Facility’s partners came together in Dar es Salaam to learn from each other’s experiences and achievements. See the report to find out more about the main lessons which emerged on the forum’s theme: “achieving scale through innovative and efficient distribution”.

 

KNOWLEDGE UPDATE

Selling more, selling better: A microinsurance sales force development study
Briefing Note #14, December 2012
Adequate recruitment, training, incentives, and monitoring of a sales force are indispensable for selling microinsurance effectively. This briefing note summarizes lessons to improve performance throughout these four areas.

Have you seen the Condensed MILK series?
The MILK project has produced a new set of briefs to summarize the most important outcomes of its extensive research into the business case and client value of microinsurance. Why not start with Condensed Milk #18 on property microinsurance in coastal Colombia?

The landscape of microinsurance in Africa 2012
The MicroInsurance Centre’s interactive map and brief on the African microinsurance market provide a thorough overview of the status and dynamics of the industry, and the opportunity to explore the data yourself.

 

NEWS FLASH

Consultants sought to conduct microinsurance diagnostic studies in Peru and Colombia
Please see the TORs and submit completed proposals by the 6th January 2013 to [email protected]

Sharing results on the impact of health microinsurance education
15th January 2013, Tamale, Ghana
Freedom from Hunger and Innovations in Poverty Action will host a dissemination event to share the findings and implications of a study on the impact of health insurance education on enrolment of MFI clients in the Ghana National Health Insurance Scheme.

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Catch up

 

Did you miss our webinar on promoting microinsurance products?

Video

 

Insurance for the people by the people

Grantee update

 

Mapping microinsurance in India

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