Khmer Times, 1 December 2017, Insuring farmers’ livelihoods

The Ministry of Agriculture, German national development agency GIZ and insurance companies are coming together to discuss a crop insurance system that could potentially safeguard the livelihoods of thousands of farmers across the country.

Hom Thany, undersecretary of state at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), addressing participants in a workshop on crop insurance yesterday, said a crop insurance scheme is a necessary part of any sustainable agriculture industry.

She said crop insurance protects…