Asian Knowledge Centre for Mutual Insurance (ASKMI)
There is a great need for organized research on mutual and micro insurance. The Asian Knowledge Centre for Mutual Insurance—ASKMI—is a specialized centre at the Tata-Dhan Academy designed to involve experts in mutual and micro insurance, local governments, researchers, academic institutions, donors, and international development and aid organizations in integrating and building knowledge about Asia’s mutual insurance.
The major goals of ASKMI are to:
- Facilitate building, sharing, and disseminating knowledge on good and bad practices on micro insurance and mutual insurance to field practitioners and other stakeholders.
- Shape and guide the promotion of insurance for the poor in Asia through action research, reflective practices, policy advocacy, and capacity building of practitioners.
- Collaborate with various stakeholders to advance the knowledge and field practices on insurance for the poor in Asia