Farming and agriculture play a key role in sustaining Kenya’s economy, contributing by about 35% to the GDP (World Bank, 2016). Specifically, potato farming is one of the most productive and lucrative agribusiness ventures in Kenya. However, it can...

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ACRE Africa has joined Business Call to Action (BCtA)

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  • August 17, 2017
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ACRE Africa joins Business Call to Action with a pledge to reduce the burden of weather- and climate-related risks on smallholder farmers Nairobi, 10 August 2017 – Kenya-based insurance service provider ACRE Africa has joined Business Call to Action (BCtA) by...

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The Microinsurance Network has just released the State of Microinsurance 2017. In this third edition of the journal, the MiN takes a closer look at microinsurance solutions for climate change, focusing on pioneering ideas in the way microinsurance is being designed...

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We answer your questions about livestock insurance below: I am interested in livestock insurance. What next? Please get in touch with us through Phone Number:               0719 249 615     Email:  Find us on Facebook: ACRE Africa We will contact you...

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ACRE Africa and KALRO sign MoU to provide Farmers with Insurance

Rahab Kariuki ACRE Africa Managing Director, and Dr. Eliud Kiplimo Kireger, Director General KALRO sign the MoU. On the extreme right is Dr. Felister Wambugha Makini Deputy Director General [Crops]), KALRO February 23 2017, KALRO Headquarters Kaptagat Rd, Loresho,...

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One of the key questions we encounter in our business is If something happens to my cow, will I really get a payout? Henry Ochula, a farmer from Lukhuna location, Bungoma county had these same questions when he insured...

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“When my cow unexpectedly died, I mourned as if it were my relative. Every time I think about its death, I choke on tears. If only I had insurance, I kept thinking. Then I would have gotten another one...

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I was initially skeptical.

Thirty-six year-old Habyarabatuma Phocas lives with his wife and four children in Kamonyi District, Southern Rwanda. A smallholder farmer by trade, he grows maize on a 2.5-acre plot. Habyarabatuma understands the growing threat of extreme weather all too well,...

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The Insurance Works!


Jacinta on her maize farm “When the money came through my phone via M-Pesa[1], I was sure it was a mistake! In fact, I was sure someone had erroneously sent me money. So I waited for the sender to...

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Good Morning Ladies and Gentlemen, I am delighted to see you assembled here in Rotterdam. As scholars, policymakers, practitioners, entrepreneurs and representatives of international development organizations, you are really joining forces in moving the climate change adaptation agenda forward....

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