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Ecuador - International Seminar "Agricultural insurance for strengthening policy, financial service and use of new technologies" will take place in August 6-8, 2019

International Seminar “Agricultural insurance for strengthening policy, financial service and use of new technologies” will take place in August 6-8, 2019 at Hotel Rio Amazonas in Quito, Ecuador.

Objective: To strengthen the development of agricultural insurance market in Latin America based on Ecuadorian experience; and to improve the insurance service considering the impacts of climate change on small and medium farmers.

Specific objectives:

  • Identify the competitiveness and productivity of the agricultural sector through the generation of risk management culture.
  • Share successful experiences in policy design for agricultural insurance in Latin America.
  • Know how to incorporate new technologies and investments that increase effectiveness and sustainability of agricultural insurance.
  • Provide mechanisms to encourage the use of agricultural insurance, with the support of key market actors, both private and public.
  • Learn about the claims management procedures developed by countries-participants.

Knowledge and skills participants to acquire:

  • Institutional models and successful public policy design.
  • Credit instruments anchored to an agricultural insurance policy.
  • Technologies that improve the quality of agricultural insurance service.
  • Know how to perform proper claims management.
  • Exchange of experiences with all the actors involved in both the private and public sector.

Organized by: MAG and GIZ with the support of ALASA

Source – http://agroseguro.agricultura.gob.ec