More than 70 delegates from 25 countries have confirmed their participation. Various aspects of agricultural insurance will be presented by nineteen guest speakers. An updated program, information about confirmed presenters and the latest list of participants are available on the event’s website. In addition to specialist presentations that will be discussed in individual sessions, delegates will have an opportunity to participate in a panel discussion on: “Modern Technology in Agricultural Insurance”.
The international conference “Agricultural Insurance, Reinsurance and Brokerage in the CIS, Europe and Asia”, which will take place on April 16-18, 2018 in Belgrade, Serbia, will discuss the technical aspects and characteristic features of drought and livestock disease insurance programs. Representatives of Munich Re and TARSIM will share their own first-hand experience in drought crop insurance.
State-run Agriculture Insurance Company of India Ltd. has paid only 30 percent of its crop insurance claims as several states are yet to pay their share of the premium under the government’s flagship scheme. The insurer had received claims worth Rs 4,602 crore as of Dec. 31, of which it paid only Rs 1,371 crore, as per disclosures on its website. It took six months to more than a year to settle nearly three-quarters of these claims.
Global reinsurance firm PartnerRe has teamed up with agricultural technology and decision software specialists Farmers Edge in a multi-year partnership that aims to help insurers to close the agricultural insurance gap across all continents. The four-year agreement brings together precision farming technology and agricultural insurance in a deal that the pair expect to “fundamentally advance the $5 trillion global food and agriculture industry.”
Bermuda domiciled property and casualty insurer and reinsurer, Sompo International, has announced plans to acquire Italian agricultural insurer A&A, S.r.l. (A&A). The acquisition of A&A is aligned with Sompo International’s recently announced AgriSompo initiative, an international platform designed to provide innovative and coordinated agricultural risk management products tailored to local market needs.
A solution to protect farmers’ crops assets is currently under way. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Agriculture Organisation and Fiji Crop and Livestock Council are working on developing an agriculture insurance scheme. Fiji Crop and Livestock Council chairman Simon Cole said the agriculture insurance scheme, like other types of insurances available, does not make money for them.
Coverage by TARSIM, Turkey's agricultural insurance pool, has increased to 20% today from 0.5% previous to the establishment of the pool in 2005, on the back of strong state support. TARSIM General Manager Yusuf Cemil Satoglu said that the total asset value insured by the pool stands at TRY26 billion (US$6.7 billion) while the total area insured is 2 million decares. TARSIM provides cover for 1.5 million policies a present.
AgroInsurance International is happy to announce new dates and place of the 4th International Conference “Agricultural Insurance, Reinsurance & Brokerage in CIS, Europe & Asia”. The next venue will be held on April 16-18, 2018 in Belgrade, Serbia, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Conference ‘early bird’ registration starts on November 13, 2017.
Farmers have welcomed the new insurance scheme launched by the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources. Farmers said the new scheme will help improve the sector and make it more competitive. The national agriculture insurance scheme will enable farmers to benefit from a subsidised agro-insurance cover. The official said the project, currently in the pilot phase will be implemented in partnership with insurance companies, enabling farmers to acquire policies to safeguard their agriculture activities.
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