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).
WHO WE ARE
What we do
Acre Africa protects smallholder farmers against vulnerabilities of climate change through technology.
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.
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