Partnering for food security

Partnering for food security

29 Nov 2012

Swiss Re believes that partnering for food security is a crucial step on the path to making sure everyone has enough to eat.

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Innovative microinsurance programme launched to help Rwandan farmers protect their crops

08 Nov 2012

Some 20,000 farmers in Rwanda stand to benefit from a microinsurance plan designed to aid in protecting their crop investments.

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Agricultural insurance helps enhance food security in Africa

11 Jul 2012

Robust risk management and public-private partnerships are key to resilient commercial agriculture in Africa. Swiss Re shows its commitment to Africa’s farmers by sharing expertise on the ground.

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Enhancing aid effectiveness: tackling private sector challenges

12 Jun 2012

Brussels roundtable discussion looks into ways to improve public-private sector cooperation to encourage private investments and risk transfer solutions in emerging markets and developing countries.

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Swiss Re officially commits to supporting farmers and food security in Sub-Saharan Africa at G8 summit

21 May 2012

Millions of people in Africa depend on agriculture for their livelihoods, but vulnerability to weather and climate-related shocks is a constant threat to their food security and well-being.

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Risk solutions for Brazil

19 Apr 2012

Farmers and the agricultural industry hold the key to increase food supply for a growing global population. However, farmers face financial risks related to the weather, diseases, and commodity prices. Brazilian farmers for example are aware of these risks, but only few have the insurance coverage that could financially protect them.

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Unlocking the full potential of agricultural insurance

19 Apr 2012

How to reach the farmer – from the small family farming plot in India to the large agro-industrial complex operating in Brazil – with an appealing insurance product at an affordable price?

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Beijing makes breakthrough move in agricultural reinsurance

17 Apr 2012

Swiss Re is working with the Beijing Municipal Government to provide reinsurance coverage for catastrophe risks under China's government-funded agricultural insurance scheme.

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WEF 2012: Ensuring food security live panel

03 Jan 2012

Swiss Re CEO Stefan Lippe and thought leaders from around the world examine tangible ways to strengthen food security in the WEF panel discussion “Ensuring Food Security.”

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