AgroInsurance and VanderSat partnered up to conduct a global drought insurance survey to develop a better understanding of the current situation and the upcoming trends in the drought insurance market. We collected around 89 fully completed surveys, from all over the world, covering all major actors in the insurance value chain.
Japan is as vulnerable to climate change as any other country in the world. Its 2019 typhoon season was the costliest on record, closely followed by 2018. What’s more, heat waves hospitalized thousands across the country in 2018 and 2019, while record rainfall in this period forced millions to be evacuated from their homes.
The Philippine government has detected a shortfall in the nation’s vegetable supply for this year. Although Assistant Secretary for Strategic Communications Noel Reyes assured that there is enough vegetable supply in the country, but his agency’s latest food supply outlook offered a different picture.
Armyworms have damaged crops on at least 700 hectares of onion farms in Pangasinan province, which has resulted in reduced production and prices going up since last month. While the extent of the damage had yet to be determined, farm gate price of onions rose from P40 a kilo in December 2020 to P45 a kilo this month.
UPA Andalusia has made an initial estimate of the damage that storm Filomena and the cold wave had on Andalusia's countryside. Eastern Andalusia has been hit the hardest, the organization highlighted. In the province of Almeria, the intense cold has caused a drop in yields in the production of vegetables in greenhouses and outdoors, as the low temperatures slow down the plants' metabolism.
The global trend of new confirmed COVID-19 cases has not changed significantly for the last 6 months, continuously increasing the number of daily cases worldwide. Most countries still experience local outbreaks with limitations and local lockdowns imposed. AgroInsurance International takes the responsibility for the safety and health of our partners and conference participants. Thus, AgroInsurance team took the leadership and re-negotiated the Conference dates for October 4-6, 2021.
A recent cold spell that gripped Taiwan has caused nationwide agricultural losses estimated at NT$118.14 million (US$4.2 million), the Council of Agriculture (COA) said Thursday. The most heavily damaged crop was wax apples, which accounted for over NT$70 million of the total agricultural losses, the COA said, citing data valid for the period Dec. 30, 2020 to Jan. 14.
In Maharashtra’s Nashik district, experts forecast a 20% drop in grape production this year as the ready-to-harvest produce has suffered damage due to the recent, unseasonal rainfall. Grape acreage in the Nashik district is estimated at around 58,367 hectare, including 22,000 hectare in Niphad taluka, 15,758 hectare in Dindori , 11,671 hectare in Nashik and 5,148 hectare in Chandwad.
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