The Spanish Agricultural Insurance Scheme: National experiences and recommendations - Looking at the CAP post 2013

14-05-2010

The growing uncertainties faced by agriculture can be successfully managed by means of insurance. The Spanish agricultural insurance scheme is based on a mixed “public/private” model and is designed to guarantee crop and livestock farmers coverage for any uncontrollable natural phenomenon. The system is consolidated, with an establishment of 55%, and it now has the experience to advance, bringing in new coverages such as market risks.

The growing uncertainties faced by agriculture can be successfully managed by means of insurance. The Spanish agricultural insurance scheme is based on a mixed “public/private” model and is designed to guarantee crop and livestock farmers coverage for any uncontrollable natural phenomenon. The system is consolidated, with an establishment of 55%, and it now has the experience to advance, bringing in new coverages such as market risks.

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Mr Fernando J. BURGAZ, Entidad Estatal de Seguros Agrarios (ENESA)