Khmer Times, 5 July 2018, Crop insurance in the spotlight

To spread awareness of the importance of insuring crops and build trust for the product among Cambodian farmers, the German national development agency, known as GIZ, and insurance companies held yesterday the Kingdom’s first workshop on training crop insurance advisers.

Speaking yesterday at the workshop ‘Training Trainers on Crop Insurance Literacy,’ Günter W. Riethmacher, GIZ country director, said crop insurance gives farmers the confidence they need to start investing in their fields and treat their farming operations as a business.

“As farmers learn that insurance companies can cover certain risks that they might face, they can make investments in their farms that they previously might have … Read more