Who we are
We are a Licensed insurance intermediary that provides
Risk management solutions to reduce agricultural and climate risks.
ACRE Africa, the brand name of Agriculture and Climate Risk Enterprise Ltd. (ACRE) is a registered insurance surveyor in Kenya, an insurance agent in Rwanda and in Tanzania, with projects in Uganda, Ghana, Malawi, Senegal, and Mozambique.
We operate as a for-profit company that evolved from the Kilimo Salama project (established 2009) that was funded through the Syngenta Foundation and the Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF).
What we do
We help unlock the full potential of agriculture by eliminating the stress and potential damage of climate variables for farmers across Africa.
We are determined to champion a paradigm shift towards equity, fairness, and innovation in the agricultural sector. Through localized solutions that reduce climate-associated risk, we will help unlock the full potential of agriculture and inspire a new generation of farmers across Africa.
Currently Acre Africa offices are present in Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania, projects in Uganda, Ghana, Malawi, Senegal and Mozambique, with over 30 professional staff with expertise in Insurance, Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, Actuarial Science, Marketing, Strategy and Finance.
Acre Africa's role in the insurance value chain
By combining technical product design, stakeholder coordination and business development, ACRE Africa occupies a unique position in the agricultural insurance value chain.
The company works directly to improve the capacity of local insurance companies to add index products to their portfolios using its actuarial and product development expertise. The team also collaborates with local agricultural organizations to tailor and implement insurance products.
Acre Africa is not an insurance company, but rather a service provider working with local insurers and other stakeholders in the agricultural insurance value chain.
Achieving Food Security through ensuring small holder farmers are resilience to climate change.
Access to finance & agri-insurance enables farmers to bounce back after harsh climatic and natural conditions.