Farmers Urged to Take up Insurance Cover Against Drought

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Kenya's Standard Media interviewed experts and officials who participated at the "Operationalizing IndexInsurance in Kenya" training co-hosted by the World Bank, the Association  of Kenyan Insurers, and the Africa Insurance Organization from June 8 -10, 2016. The event brought together the Kenyan government, the private sector, and members of the East African Insurance Market to discuss issues on products, innovations, and outreach strategies in the field of index insurance. 
 
"For the programme to succeed, key stakeholders like Ministry of Agriculture, farmers, insurers, Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA), financial institutions, and agro-dealers should work together," said Richard Githaiga of the Departments of Livestock and Agriculture. 
 
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