Innovative strategies are needed to provide social protections and insurance cover to daily wage earners, contract workers and others in the informal economy.
Households and small businesses are being offered a dizzying array of financial assistance packages to survive COVID-19, but many lack the financial skills to judge if they are right for them.
Business interruption insurance is an essential tool for business continuity. How small and medium-sized enterprises handle post-disaster disruption could be the difference between reopening their doors or closing them for good.
As disasters become more frequent and intense in Asia-Pacific, governments can tap into taxes to finance improved resilience.
Crop insurance is a valuable climate adaptation tool for disaster-prone countries like Bangladesh.
Emerging fintech players are reshaping the ways small businesses can access working capital and cash flow finance.
For the country to take full advantage of financial technology, 3 significant steps need to be taken.
Blockchain can provide a secure, transparent, and verifiable mechanism to establish provable good faith in insurance transactions.