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Government insurance subsidy to boost farmers

Published on August 08, 2016

Farmers will now have a chance to hedge against losses due to bad harvests by taking out an insurance policy to protect them against losses and damages.

While speaking during the launch, Ms Miriam Magala, the chief executive officer Uganda Insurers Association (UIA) and chairperson of the National Scheme, said the arrangement “will provide the much needed support to both small and large small farmers across the country by making insurance premiums affordable and in turn the insurance coverage will cushion the farmers against production risk losses.” Read more. Source | Daily Monitor