Report from the Fifth Session of the Conference of Parties (CoP5)

The Conference of Parties is the supreme governing body of the African Risk Capacity (ARC) Agency, consistent of African Union member states that have signed the ARC Establishment Treaty and affirmed their belief in need for a pan-African solution to managing climate risk. The Conference of Parties hold sessions on …

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Internally displaced Somali women gather with their jerrycans to receive water Photograph: Feisal Omar/Reuters

A tale of two droughts: one killed 260,000 people, the other none. Why?

Drought is a slow and predictable natural disaster. We know it will happen again, and we know much of its effects are preventable if money is invested at the right time. So why do we wait for people to die from hunger induced by droughts before we start calling for …

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ARC Ltd Wins Innovation Award for Second Consecutive Year

For the second year in a row, the African Risk Capacity Insurance Company Ltd (ARC Ltd) won the award for Most Innovative ESG Risk Protection Provider for Africa. In 2016, ARC Ltd was recognized by for “its proactive and solidly coordinated approach to risk management in Africa” that “not only …

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PRESS RELEASE – African Risk Capacity and the African Development Bank partner to strengthen African countries struggling with climate disasters

Click here to download the PDF version. ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire / JOHANNESBURG, South Africa / HAMILTON, Bermuda, 7 March 2017 The African Risk Capacity (ARC) has added a crucial partner to its portfolio by formally teaming up with the African Development Bank (AfDB) to strengthen mechanisms to manage weather-related risk on …

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COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE – Malawi reçoit un décaissement de 8M$ de L’ARC pour les ménages affectés

Télécharger en version PDF. JOHANNESBURG, Afrique du Sud / LILONGWE, Malawi / HAMILTON, Bermudes, 14 novembre 2016 La société d’assurance mutuelle de l’ARC (ARC Ltd) traite actuellement un décaissement d’environ 8,1 millions de dollars au gouvernement du Malawi pour soutenir sa réponse à la sécheresse, suite à la mauvaise saison agricole …

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