26.10.2012

Plans to make insurance accessible to small holder farmers

Making crop and livestock insurance accessible to small holder farmers could improve this sectors sustainability.

 

Speaking at the Agricultural Business Chamber’s (Agbiz) development finance workshop, finance minister Pravin Gordhan, said that insurance against disease and adverse weather is critical to a farmer’s sustainability, but sadly only big farmers can afford it. 

Article source: www.farmersweekly.co.za

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