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GIZ launches MEFIN Network and RFPI II Asia

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, 20 January – After a successful implementation of the Regulatory Framework Promotion of Pro-poor Insurance Markets in Asia Program (RFPI Asia), the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) approved the funding and implementation of a second phase of this regional program.








RFPI Asia at the APEC SME Finance Forum 2015

For most micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), lack of efficient and sustainable access to finance is most often ranked as the key issue preventing them from effectively participating in economic activities and global value chains.





MI in the Philippines

The Response to the Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda)

According to the official Philippine Poverty Situation (2006) around 28 million Filipinos live below the poverty threshold.


GIZ, Supports Indonesia in the Launch of Microtakaful Prototype Product, "Si Bijak"

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) through its regional flagship program on microinsurance, Regulatory Framework Promotion of Pro-poor Insurance Markets in Asia (RFPI Asia), supports Otoritas Jasa Keuangan (OJK) – the Financial Services Authority of Indonesia, General Insurance Association of Indonesia (AAUI), Life Insurance Association of Indonesia (AAJI), and the Association of Islamic Insurance Indonesia (AASI) in the launch of microtakaful product prototype during the Microinsurance Market Indonesia (Pasar Asuransi Micro Indonesia) held at Indonesia’s third largest city of Bogor, West Java





Stakeholders Workshop In Thailand

GIZ-RFPI Asia highlighted its program, best learned practices and approach to support partner regulators in the recently concluded ADB-led fora, The OIC FPO Forum and The Microinsurance Stakeholders’ Forum last April 29 & 30 at the Windsor Suites Hotel, Thailand.


Gov’t Agencies Eye Public Views On Health Microinsurance

Backing the Mindanao 2020 vision on equitable access to health services for the vulnerable groups in the region, the Department of Health (DOH), Department of Finance–National Credit Council (DOF-NCC), and Insurance Commission (IC) recently held the second public consultation on Health Microinsurance (HMI) Draft Policy and Regulatory Framework in Davao.




2014 Microtakaful Conference Indonesia
The conference is jointly organized by the Otoritas Jasa Keuangan (OJK) – the Financial Services Authority of Indonesia, Asosiasi Asuransi Syariah Indonesia (AASI) – the Indonesia Sharia Insurance Association, and the German Development Cooperation (GIZ) through its program Regulatory Framework Promotion of Pro-poor Insurance Markets in Asia (RFPI Asia).

OJK, AASI and GIZ hold 2014 Microtakaful Confab Indonesia
RFPI Asia, AASI and OJK Indonesia invite various stakeholders to the 1st Microtakaful Conference at Hotel Borobudur Jakarta on April 24, 2014 at 8:00-4:00 pm. The conference will present the result of microtakaful market study in Indonesia.

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