Microinsurance: innovating risk coping mechanisms

Why do the poor in developing countries need insurance? How do their insurance needs differ from formal insurance? Is microinsurance financially sustainable? Have large insurance and reinsurance companies a role to play in microinsurance? What are the main challenges the microinsurance industry faces?

Craig Churchill, chair of the Microinsurance Network and the head of the ILO's Microinsurance Innovation Facility, offered his perspective at the third Microfinance Lunch Break on September 28, 2010 in Brussels. 


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