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ACRE Africa (formerly the Kilimo Salama project of the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture) is having an active project in Kenya, Rwanda, and Tanzania. The largest private sector index-based insurance program in Kenya and Africa develops and offers insurance for African farmers (smallholder to large-scale commercial farmers) so that they can feel confident investing in their farms and feed their communities. The initiative has designed insurance products to cover a variety of crops against drought, erratic rain, and disease. is an insurance initiative of the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture. It develops and offers insurance for African farmers (smallholder to large-scale commercial farmers) so that they can feel confident investing in their farms and feed their communities. The initiative has designed insurance products to cover a variety of crops against drought, erratic rain, and disease.
The Insurance Regulatory Authority of Kenya (IRA) requested financial, technical, the human resources assistance from GIIF for a legal and regulatory review as well as some assistance in drafting a new legal and regulatory framework for microinsurance and index-insurance. IRA also expressed an urgent need for assistance in building its technical capacity and the promotion of consumer awareness and insurance understanding.
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