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Scaling up microinsurance

Sustainability of Microinsurance schemes

The nature of microinsurance raises questions as to the sustainability of the schemes currently on offer. By their nature microinsurance premiums...

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Microinsurance

Introduction

Microinsurance, like traditional insurance, is a risk-sharing mechanism in which premiums are paid by all members of the insurance scheme, and this pool of premiums is used to...

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Examples of Index-based microinsurance schemes

Index-based insurance for livestock in Mongolia

Herders in Mongolia. Picture: George Holden

Livestock herding plays a very important role in Mongolia, contributing to 87% of...

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