DISCUSSION ON AGRICULTURAL INSURANCE ISSUES: “INTERNATIONAL EXPERT WAS HOSTED AT “AMBERD”
Today, international expert Klimans Tatil Zheleghan was hosted at “AMBERD” Research Center, Armenian State University of Economics. The latter visited Armenia by invitation of UNDP Armenian Office. The mentioned office joint with Climate Change Information Center of Armenia carries out survey on investment opportunities of agricultural insurance in the Republic of Armenia.
In the interview with ASUE Media and Public Relations Division the Director of “AMBERD” Research Center Samvel Avetisyan outlined, that the Research Center draw attention on climate change impacts on different sectors of economy, including agriculture. The process of adaptation measures, ways to improve them in our country were being discussed in this context.
“Agriculture is essential, but risky area, therefore attention should always be draw on the existing problems and solutions to them should be given. Within the framework of adaptation measures of economy in the RA agricultural insurance problem should be highlighted, which is currently lacking in our country. Almost every day we meet natural disasters, farmers are powerless to fight against them. That’s why we should find best investment opportunities and mechanisms of agricultural insurance”; said the Director.
During the meeting, Samvel Avetisyan presented three research programs conducted by the Research Center, then research directions, conducted and expected outcomes. Then the expert, based on her own experience, stressed those main principles and mechanisms, which were necessary for agricultural insurance. International experience were discussed.
Director of Research Center highlighted future cooperation, and expressed hope that the meetings would be continued.
ASUE Media and Public Relations Division
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