Satellite remote sensing reduces risk for agriculture credit lending

Geospatial data tools allow the crop history of each field to be analysed for better decision-making or lenders and growers Farming credit has been a fundamental tool for the development of Brazilian agriculture for decades, growing significantly to meet the demand of the Brazilian agricultural sector. Between 1995 and 2018, the amount of credit officially…

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The main challenges for the agricultural insurance market in 2020

As everywhere, the global propagation of COVID-19 in 2020 unquestionably brought some new challenges to Agricultural Insurance too. Business professionals were faced to manage the outbreak periods and to continue providing their services. According to a recent study of the actual impact caused by COVID-19 pandemics to agricultural insurance markets in 29 countries, made by…

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Using Agricultural Remote Sensing for Risk Assessment

One thing that is very clear in agriculture is that each season brings unique challenges and risks to every operation. As a lender or insurance company, it is important to have the best information possible to understand how these risks could impact your business.  With Geosys agricultural remote sensing we can both look into the…

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Partnership with Skyline brings Index-based Insurance to Market

While Index-based insurance is widely acknowledged as a fundamental need in securing risk for under-protected segments of agriculture, the availability of such policies has been extremely limited. That is about to change. We are thrilled to be at the forefront, working with Skyline Partners, to bring an index-based insurance platform to market. This data-driven parametric…

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