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Sompo making a success of microinsurance in Thailand

20th August 2010

Sompo Japan has been trialing a weather risk microinsurance product in a region of Thailand since January this year (our article on the launch here). The trial project saw weather index insurance for drought sold in Khon Kaen province in Northeast Thailand. It was the first such microinsurance product made available in Thailand.

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Weather insurance losses need to be measured (accurately)

23rd June 2009

One of the most important aspects of any weather insurance or weather risk management initiative is the ability to accurately measure the effects of the weather at a suitably granular level to be able to base claims payments on the measurements. That’s essentially the whole premise of an index based weather insurance product. In North […]

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