The support and subsidies provided to European farmers through the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has been the main reason for the limited participation of producers in risk management activities and, in particular, the use of derivative markets as a means for controlling price or yield risk. Over recent years, however, agricultural price support in the EU has been reduced and further reforms are ongoing; this is in part, a result of the necessity to change the policies of the internal market due to: the increasing cost to the taxpayers and consumers in supporting the agricultural sector.
Crop Disaster Assistance in Ukraine: Issues, Alternatives and Consequences (Executive Summary) Important notice – please download PDF report for graphs and tables (350 kB) Historically known as a bread basket for millions, Ukraine has a large agriculture sector with almost 40,000 farmers and 16,100 farms producing a variety of products, including cereals, corn, beets, […]
F. Strategies and instruments for agricultural insurance development in Ukraine Download PDF document (60 kB) The agricultural insurance system in Ukraine needs major redesign to make it actuarially sound and user-friendly. The government should consider the type of the system it wants to establish in the country and to make decision on the future government support […]
Analytical Report Improvement in the administrative structure and functions of the State Commission for the Regulation of Financial Services Markets of Ukrainefor the Development of Agricultural Insurance in Ukraine 1. Review of internal organization, authority and responsibility in the sphere of regulating the agricultural insurance market The State Commission for the Regulation of Financial […]
The report on insurance sector in Ukraine was prepared by World Bank consultant prof.Alberto Monti in 2003. It is probably a bit outdated due to rapid development of insurance in Ukraine however we believe that the document might be interesting for insurance specialists. Published with the permission of the World Bank – http://www.worldbank.org Download […]
Section D: Problem issues in the Ukrainian agricultural insurance sector (anlytical report) Roman Shynkarenko Agricultural insurance is underdeveloped in Ukraine. There are a number of problem issues that are related to various factors. Ukraine did not succeed in creating the national risk mitigation infrastructure until present time. Most industries working with the agricultural sector consider […]
Statistical data on subsidized winter crop insurance in Ukraine in 2005 году (December 2005). The data provides analysis of the insurance companies activities on winter crop insurance in all administrative regions of Ukraine. According to the term of the program, the Government of Ukraine subsidized 50% of the premium sum paid by the producers of […]
International experience and practices (section E of analytical report 2006) Roman Shynkarenko Agricultural insurance programs are present in many countries. Most of them were developed during the last 40-30 years. The countries use different strategies for development of agricultural insurance but the programs can be roughly divided into programs supported and coordinated by the government […]
Improvement of Agriculture Insurance System: Which Way to Go Victoria Yakubovich We decided to publish this document which was prepared in 2002. the document continues to be relevant today as the agricultural insurace systems develop in CIS countries slowly and most problem points haven’t been decided since 2002. The finance and credit system, and particularly, […]
ANALYTICAL REPORT: AGRICULTURAL INSURANCE AND SUBSIDY PROGRAMS IN UKRAINE Executive Summary By Roman Shynkarenko, Short-term consultant (STC) for “Agricultural Policy, Legal and Regulatory Reform Project” (USAID Ukraine). Published with the permission of the project Download Word document: English Russian Ukrainian Ukrainian farmers have limited choice of risk management instruments to withstand the impact of risks that can […]
Analytical report "Development of Agricultural Insurance and Reorganization of Insurance premiums Subsidy Program in Ukraine" was prepared by Roman Shynkarenko for Agricultural Policy, Legal and Regulatory Reform Project (USAID) in May-June 2006. The report provides review of regulatory documents in the area of agribusiness insurance; defines legislative obstacles for creation of new insurance products; and proposed the concept for agricultural insurance system development in Ukraine.
Functions of the government institutions and other organizations regulating agricultural insurance in Ukraine (2006) Roman Shynkarenko Please read the third section of the analytical report “Agricultural Insurance Development and Reorganization of the Insurance Premium Subsidy Program in Ukraine for Improvement of the Agricultural Producers’ Financial Status”. This section analyzes functions of the government institutions and […]
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