Government has agreed to provide subsidies to farmers to enable them access insurance cover against losses incurred due to natural disasters.
Under the new partnership with the National Union of Coffee Agribusiness and Farm Enterprises (Nucafe) and Agro- consortium, government will be paying 50 per cent of the insurance premiums for interested farmers to enable them insure their crops against calamities such as drought.
The country manager Agriculture Re-insurance Consultants, Mr Robert Serwanga, one of the initiators of the programme, said this is a move which farmers should embrace. Read more. Source | Daily Monitor