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Min-Hsien Yang, Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan Tsung-Han Ke, Research Fellow, Rural Economics Society of Taiwan, Taiwan INTRODUCTION Traditionally, agriculture is generally regarded as a high-risk industry because of its nature of being highly dependent on the climate and crop yields..
 
Tahlim Sudaryanto Senior Agricultural Economist Indonesian Center for Agriculture Socio Economic and Policy Studies Ministry of Agriculture INTRODUCTION Performance of the food and agriculture is influenced by external shocks such as natural disasters (drought and flood), climate chan..
 
Dr Rosliza Jajuli Agro biodiversity and Environment Research Centre, MARDI Ecosystem Management is a process that aims to conserve major ecological services and restore natural resources while meeting the socioeconomic, political and cultural needs of current and future generations. This is impo..
 
Nguyen Thi Phuong Center for Applied Economic Research, Kasetsart University Thailand INTRODUCTION Today, the threats and challenges of the environment operating on food production are not limited to each country or region but most often than not, manifest on a global scale. One of the ..
 
Thanda Kyi Director, Department of Planning Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation General indicators for household vulnerability in rural area of selected dry zone Myanmar is the 58th most vulnerable country and the 2nd least ready country. The high vulnerability score and low ..
 
Crop Insurance in Thailand (2537)  2016-09-07 (233)
Hnin Ei Win Researcher Center for Applied Economics Research Kasetsart University Bangkok, Thailand Introduction Although rice covered 48.70% of the total cultivable land (FAOa, 2011) in the country, the yield was low compared with other countries which occupied a small arable land..
 
Thanda Kyi Director of Department of Planning Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation Climate change and its impact Agricultural production still largely depends on weather conditions especially the availability of rainfall. Also, usage of physical inputs such as improved seeds, ..
 
Chil-koo Choi, Doo-jong Hwa Farm Management Division, Rural Development Administration, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do, Republic of Korea Email: choick@korea.kr ABSTRACT The survey of 611 farmers was conducted to provide insights on Korea’s crop insurance. The types of major disasters that the res..
 
Yoshihito Yasuda National Agricultural Insurance Association e-mail: yoshihitoy@nosai.or.jp ABSTRACT Agriculture is an industry affected most by nature. Japan is situated in the Asian monsoon zone. Japanese farmers suffer from heavy damages caused by frequent typhoons, floods, cold summers..
 
Rodelia A. Pagaddu2 7/F Bldg. A, NIA Complex, EDSA Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines ABSTRACT This Paper underscores the significant role of government in the “Implementation and Enhancement of the Crop Insurance Program in the Philippines”. From the perspective of the auth..
 
Dung-liang Wang Department of Farmer’s Service, Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan, the Republic of China   E-mail: wangtl@mail.coa.gov.tw Abstract The Taiwanese government’s assistance to farmers affected by natural disasters is mainly to provide cash relief ..
 
Hairazi Rahim, Mohd Tarmizi Haimid, Mohd Amirul Mukmin Abdul Wahab and Mohd Zaffrie Mat Amin Economic and Social Science Research Centre Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), MARDI Headquarters, 43400 Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan   Correspondin..
 
Hyunsung Yoon Junior Manager, Nonghyup Property and Casualty Insurance Co., Ltd, Korea, Email : nhyunsung@nonghyup.com ABSTRACT Crop insurance in South Korea has played an important role for stable farm management since 2001 with two crops, apple and pear, as an initial demonstration of insur..
 
Sahat M. Pasaribu Indonesian Center for Agro-Socioeconomic and Policy Studies, Ministry of Agriculture, Bogor, West Java Province, Indonesia   e-mail: sahatp@gmail.com ABSTRACT The negative impacts of global climate change have been enormously affecting the performance of agricu..
 
Nguyen Thi Phong Lan* and Nguyen Hong Son*,** * CuuLong Delta Rice Research Institute(CLRRI), CanTho, VietNam **VietNam Academy of Agricultural Sciences(VAAS), HaNoi, VietNam   email: phonglan66@gmail.com   ABSTRACT Vietnam is one of countries predicted to be among the m..
 
Min-Hsien Yang Feng Chia University, Taiwan e-mail: yangmh@fcu.edu.tw ABSTRACT Crop insurance is one of the more important branches of agricultural insurance, and because of global climate change, it is becoming more important for the financial wellbeing of the agricultural sectors across ..
 
Futoshi Okada1 1 College of Commerce Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan okada.futoshi@nihon-u.ac.jp   ABSTRACT A famous insurance professional said, “Insurance is the first choice and the last choice.” The axiom means that we cannot get any protection without buying insur..
 
Won-ho Chung Assistant Professor, Pusan National University, Korea E-mail: wchung@pusan.ac.kr ABSTRACT Crop natural disaster insurance program in Korea has rapidly grown not only in quantity but in quality for 15 years since it was introduced in 2001. Number of agricultural items covere..
 
Fezoil Luz C. Decena[1] Senior Science Research Specialist SERD-PCAARRD [1] Senior Science Research Specialist, Socio-Economics Research Division-Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (SERD-PCAARRD) of the Department ..
 
Min-Hsien Yang, Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan I Han, Assistant Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan Recently the extreme winter season caused a sever cold front and made very serious agricultural losses in Taiwan. Scholars asked the government to protect agricultural producti..
 
Engku Elini Engku Ariff and Stephen Ramsden Economic and Social Science Research Centre, MARDI Headquarters, Persiaran MARDI-UPM, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia. Correspondent author: eelini@mardi.gov.my Introduction The United Nations Millennium Development goals are to re..
 
Min-Hsien Yang, Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan I Han, Assistant Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan   Source: Council of Agriculture The first crop natural insurance policy has just been recently launched after years of efforts by Taiwan’s Council of Agricu..
 
Khairul Hafifi Maidin* , Che Khalijah  Binti Ithnin Mohamad**, and Siti Khalijah Binti Othman**   *Economic and Social Science Research Centre, MARDI Headquarters, Serdang, P.O. Box 12301, 50774 Kuala Lumpur **Faculty Economic and Management, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 4..
 
Zhen Zhong, Assistant Professor Manni Huang, PH.D Candidate School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China Introduction Agricultural insurance plays an important role in stabilizing farmers’ income and stimulating investments in agricul..
 
Min-Hsien Yang, Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan I Han, Assistant Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan Source: Council of Agriculture http://www.coa.gov.tw/show_news.php?cat=show_news&serial=coa_diamond_20150923185537    The Council of Agriculture (COA) has s..
 
Zhen Zhong Assistant Professor School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China   Introduction For decades, China's policy-oriented agricultural insurance (POAI) experienced a tortuous course of development. After 2004, the central..
 
Min-Hsien Yang, Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan I Han, Assistant Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan   Source: Council of Agriculture http://www.coa.gov.tw/show_news.php?cat=show_news&serial=coa_diamond_20150811171409   Taiwan’s Council of A..
 
Zhen Zhong Assistant Professor School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China INTRODUCTION Agricultural insurance is one of the most effective ways to settle the agricultural risk diversification question around the world. It is also one of t..
 
Zhen Zhong Assistant Professor School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China INTRODUCTION Ever since the first case of human detection of the H7N9 disease, the poultry industry has suffered huge losses and potential troubles have been inlaid..
 
Dr. Yang, Min-Hsien   Professor at Department of International Trade,   Feng Chia University, Taiwan Introduction The agricultural industry is highly risky. It is risky because the unpredictable weather conditions and recent climate changes cause unstab..
 
Republic Act 10121: An Approach in Strengthening Disaster Risk Reduction and Management in the Philippines[1]   Princess Alma B. Ani, Carl Rookie O. Daquio, and Albert P. Aquino[2]   Introduction The Philippines as an archipelago is highly exposed to natural haz..
 
Min-Hsien Yang1 and I Han2 1Professor 2Assistant Professor Dept. of International Trade Feng Chia University No. 100, Wenhwa Road, Seatwen, Taichung 40724 Taiwan, ROC   Because of the rainfall shortage during the second half year of 2014, the major water ..
 
Tahlim Sudaryanto Senior Agricultural Economist, Indonesian Center for Agricultural Socio Economic and Policy Studies, Ministry of Agriculture, email:tahlim@indo.net.id   Introduction Indonesia is one of the countries that are prone to natural disasters affect agriculture..
 
Zhen Zhong Assistant Professor School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Renmin University of China   Background and main content of policy The CPC Central Committee’s Document No.1 in 2012 asked to provide more policy support to the rural financial..
 
Dr. Tran Cong Thang Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development, Vietnam   Introduction Agriculture always has an important role in the economy of the country. Implementing the Central Resolution 7 on agriculture, farmers and those living in the..
 
Fumihiro Kabuta, Ph.D. Policy Research Coordinator, Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan   (Continued from Part 1 uploaded on April 18, 2014) 7. Mechanism of the compensation (mutual aid insurance money) Agricultural mutual..
 
Fumihiro Kabuta, Ph.D. Policy Research Coordinator, Policy Research Institute Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan   INTRODUCTION Agricultural Disaster Compensation System shall be a public insurance system that has been implemented as the Government ..
 
Chan Ik Chun, Ph. D. Agricultural Economist, Food and Fertilizer Technology Center   The Korean authorities in a desire to ameliorate the disaster losses of affected Korean farm households, have deployed assiduous assistance and disaster relief efforts, to help the farming sector..
 
Dohan Song, Ph.D. Director of Financial Research Unit NongHyup Economic Research Institute Seoul, Korea About the Crop Insurance Program In Korea, the Crop Insurance Program (here after, CIP) was first introduced in 2001 in an attempt to compensate farmers from possible catast..
 
Yutsai Huang, Ph.D. Director, Food and Fertilizer Technology Center   As a result of climate change, rainfall patterns shift or extreme events such as drought and floods become more frequent. Crop insurance is therefore a key in assisting farmers lessen the negative financial imp..
 
 Dr. Jeongbin Im Professor Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development College of Agricultural and Life Science Seoul National University Seoul, Korea E-mail: jeongbin@snu.ac.kr   The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) ..
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