As part of the global review, FAO is conducting an online survey to collect information on the range of insurance products and services for fisheries and aquaculture offered worldwide, as well as the opportunities and challenges faced by the insurance industry supporting these sectors. The results will complement the global review study. FAO kindly requests your valuable assistance in the global review study through completing the online survey.
As part of the global review, FAO is conducting an online survey to collect information on the range of insurance products and services for fisheries and aquaculture offered worldwide, as well as the opportunities and challenges faced by the insurance industry supporting these sectors. The results will complement the global review study.
In the times of rising inflation, animal husbandry has also become a challenge but the government is fully supporting the farmers to increase their income through animal husbandry. Now the good news is animals will also have life insurance & the insurance company will give compensation to the insured animals on any kind of animal loss.
Earlier announced new tentative conference dates (October 5-7, 2020) remain effective. Conference premises are fully suited for maintaining the required social distancing between the participants, as well as necessary disinfection measures applied by the hotel and dining locations. The next conference update is expected on July 20, 2020, following the opening of the international travel by Georgia, the European Union and Asian countries.
On June 9, 2020, AgroInsurance International and Skyglyph hosted a webinar “Drones: Technology enhancing agricultural insurance”. The webinar touched upon the use of remote sensing technologies with an accent on drones applied for crop insurance purposes. More than 60 online participants from 25 countries joined the webinar and contributed to the discussion by asking specific technical questions adding more insights from the customers on technical aspects of drones’ use.
The Adapting Agriculture to Climate Today, for Tomorrow (ACToday) Columbia World Project has helped create advanced and sustainable climate services around the world tailored for agricultural decision making. Countries are using these new services to manage many of the climate-related risks to their food systems.
Join us on Tuesday, June 9 at 9:00 am (GMT+3) time for a webinar dedicated to using drones in agricultural insurance. The webinar will cover the main technological and operational aspects of using drones in agricultural insurance, providing classification of drones and key challenges of the drone industry: regulatory environment, certification, operation specifics for various needs and challenges of practical applications.
To prevent the increased damages to agricultural production due to various climatic events and natural disasters, the Agricultural and Rural Development Agency (ARDA) is urging farmers to enroll in the state-subsidizedagricultural insurance program. As of April 2020, the number of policies issued under the program coverage was equal to 7,990, which is 40%higher than for the same period a year ago.
Join us on Thursday, May 7 at 8:00 am Central Time for a special panel discussion on index-based pasture insurance. Ian Shynkarenko, Agroinsurance CEO, will moderate a panel discussion with Laurent Sabatié, Skyline Partners co-founder, and Matthieu Hyrien, Geosys VP of business development and marketing to discuss both current applications and future opportunities for index-based pasture insurance.
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