By Favour Nnabugwu
The African Insurance Organization (AIO) has commenced registration for the 49th conference of the body since January 24, 2023.
The event will be held from 27 to 31 May 2023 at the El Aurassi Hotel in Algiers, Algeria on the theme: “The contribution of insurance to food security challenges in Africa”.
The conference program consists of five sessions: Session 1: Rapid evolution of the insurance sector in Africa: The growing importance of microinsurance and insurtechs; Session 2: Future potential: accessibility to agricultural insurance;; Session 3: Addressing climate change risks to food security: the insurance factor; Session 4: Role of regulation and supervision in supporting and facilitating wider access to index insurance products and Session 5: Development of parametric insurance solutions
The Algeria, officially the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, is a country in North Africa. Algeria is bordered to the northeast by Tunisia; to the east by Libya; to the southeast by Niger; to the southwest by Mali, Mauritania, and Western Sahara; to the west by Morocco; and to the north by the Mediterranean Sea.
It is considered to be a part of the Maghreb region of North Africa. It has a semi-arid geography, with most of the population living in the fertile north and the Sahara dominating the geography of the south. Algeria covers an area of 2,381,741 square kilometres (919,595 sq mi), making it the world’s tenth largest nation by area, and the largest nation in Africa.
With a population of 44 million, Algeria is the ninth-most populous country in Africa, and the 32nd-most populous country in the world. The capital and largest city is Algiers, located in the far north on the Mediterranean coast.