developing world


Opportunities in microinsurance

We've been big supporters (read our previous coverage here) of the various weather and catastrophe related microinsurance programs being piloted around the world over the last few years. While not perfect, these schemes are helping to get much needed cover to business people in developing countries to help them hedge read the full article →

MultiCat Program to offer developing countries a risk transfer alternative

The World Banks MultiCat Program has received a lot of coverage across the non-trade press and is rightly exciting finance ministers of developing countries. The hope is that it will open up the catastrophe bond market which has previously been difficult for them to access. There's much talk about who read the full article →