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IFC and Swiss Re partner on index-based insurance innovation

13th June 2011

International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, and Swiss Re Corporate Solutions are to join forces to develop new and innovative index-based insurance products to help ease the impact of weather and natural disasters in developing countries. The products will be particularly targeted at farmers and the agricultural communities in Africa […]

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IFC providing more grants for African index-insurance schemes

29th November 2010

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the World Bank Group, has signed new agreements with three partner index-insurance schemes in Africa to help expand access to microinsurance products for farmers and livestock herders. The schemes aim to help farmers and herders protect their crops and livestock from weather risks and natural disasters.

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IFC officially launches Global Index Insurance Facility

9th December 2009

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has officially launched the long awaited Global Index Insurance Facility. I’ve written about the facility in the past when it was still in pilot phase but now it has been launched in partnership with the European Commission and the Netherlands’ Ministry of Foreign […]

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