Tags: risk transfer

Turkey: Addressing private risks – the Turkey Catastrophe Insurance Pool (TCIP)

The TCIP is an insurance pool which seeks to provide affordable insurance to homeowners, especially those in urban residential areas, and to reduce the fiscal exposure of the Turkish government by accumulating funds for future disasters, sharing portions of risk within the country, and transferring other portions of the risk to international reinsurance and capital …

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Caribbean: Addressing public/sovereign risks – the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF)

The CCRIF is a regional insurance facility owned and operated by 16 Caribbean governments. The facility insures the governments against the impacts of catastrophic hurricanes and earthquakes and allows them to access liquidity on short notice using parametric triggers. For earthquakes the triggers are based on USGS data on the location, intensity, and likelihood of …

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Feasibility Study for Agricultural Insurance in Nepal

A feasibility study investigating the potential for agricultural insurance to be used as a financial risk transfer tool for small and marginal farmers in Nepal. The study outlines the core institutional, financial, and technical challenges to the introduction of agricultural insurance and then outlines a framework for overcoming these challenges to develop a sustainable, market-based …

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