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  • Govt expands insurance coverage for 3 major staples

    China's Finance Ministry has announced the nationwide implementation of full-cost insurance and planting income insurance policies for rice, wheat and corn, which are the country's staple grains. The scheme took effect on 21 May, the date of the announcement.

    China | 24 May 2024
  • APAC: Aon appoints new head of agriculture

    Aon has appointed Dr Wen Chen as head of agriculture in APAC. In her new role, she will continue to build upon Aon's successes in the dynamic agriculture sector, while exploring new reinsurance and retrocession opportunities and delivering differentiated capabilities across a range of dynamic and competitive market environments.

    Asia | 24 May 2024
  • Algeria: Agricultural disaster insurance scheme to be launched shortly

    The Caisse Nationale de Mutualité Agricole (CNMA), which dominates the agricultural insurance market, is preparing to launch "very soon" a product covering crops for climate change risks, such as drought and floods.

    Middle East | 19 May 2024
  • Climate change could become the main driver of biodiversity decline

    Climate change and land-use change could become the main drivers of biodiversity decline by mid-century according to a new study.

    Asia Risk | 08 May 2024
  • Agricultural insurer highly exposed to CAT risk

    Sunlight Agricultural Mutual Insurance (SAM) is highly exposed to catastrophe risk in Heilongjiang province, particularly flooding and drought, given its high business concentration in agricultural insurance and Heilongjiang, says Moody's Ratings.

    China | 26 Apr 2024
  • Vietnam: Drought and salinity damages lead to huge agricultural losses

    Saline intrusion and drought in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam could cause $2.82bn in agricultural losses over a 10-year period according to a recent survey.

    Asia Risk | 10 Apr 2024
  • Zhongyuan makes underwriting gains through disaster prevention and loss reduction efforts

    Zhongyuan Agricultural Insurance Co's (ZYIC) underwriting margin will stay profitable in the near term given its underwriting approach, according to Fitch Ratings.

    China | 05 Apr 2024
  • Nepal: UNDP highlights development of inclusive insurance

    An earthquake model and sovereign risk transfer instrument are under development in Nepal and will be rolled out in 2024. Flood models are also being worked on, according to the UNDP which leads the Insurance and Risk Finance Facility (IRFF), a global initiative working with governments and the insurance industry, to put financial resilience at the heart of sustainable development.

    Asia | 02 Apr 2024
  • Egypt: Insurance federation eager to offer risk data to industry

    The Insurance Federation of Egypt (IFE) is keen to provide specialised technical information that serves the insurance sector, especially in branches for which there is a dearth of data.

    Middle East | 31 Mar 2024
  • Tanzania: Govt underscores its backing for insurance sector growth

    The Tanzanian government is committed to fostering a robust insurance market as a cornerstone of economic development, according to Professor Kitila Mkumbo in his capacity as the Minister of State for Investment and Planning.

    Africa | 27 Mar 2024

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