Global Parametrics, the parametric and index-based disaster risk transfer company, has launched a new natural catastrophe focused investment fund that has received backing from global reinsurance firm Hannover Re and the German government.Read more
Global Parametrics have partnered with Oxfam Philippines and Plan International to launch the B-Ready Project, which aims to promote disaster resilience for the most vulnerable, the elderly, women and children living in low-resource communities in the Philippines.
Global Parametrics (GP) is a global expert in natural disaster risk mitigation and financial resilience in emerging economies. BlueOrchard interviews Hector Ibarra, CEO of Global Parametrics.Read more
Global Parametrics, a for-profit risk manager funded by UK-based and German development institutions, and the UK-based NGO VisionFund International recently established the African and Asian Resilience in Disaster Insurance Scheme (ARDIS), to protect six VisionFund microfinance institutions (MFIs).Read more
The African and Asian Resilience in Disaster Insurance Scheme (ARDIS) will provide cover to farmers and small businesses in Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Zambia, Cambodia and Myanmar this year.Read more
Global Parametrics, the parametric and index-based risk transfer company that launched with the backing of the UK and German governments, will utilise one of the world’s fastest computers to enhance its climate and seismic risk models and help it develop products.Read more
The African and Asian Resilience in Disaster Insurance Scheme is a non-governmental climate insurance programme that seeks to increase access to finance and provide post disaster recovery lending to rural families and smallholder farmers living below the poverty line.Read more
On January 18th, VisionFund, a microlending charity, and Global Parametrics, a venture that crunches climate and seismic data, launched what they billed as the “world’s largest non-governmental climate-insurance programme”.Read more
A major insurance scheme launched on Thursday aims to help up to 4 million poor people in Africa and Asia rebuild their lives after climate disasters, its backers said.