Filed Under:, Climate Change

Columbia to Offer Climate Change Insurance to Coffee Farmers

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia is launching insurance to protect coffee plantations hit by climate change, which has damaged output in the world's top producer of high quality Arabica beans in recent years, officials said on Wednesday.

After three years of bad weather and a recent slump of international bean prices,Colombia is broadening the financial instruments available to farmers, a policy long practiced by more developed Latin American markets.

Featured Video

Most Recent Videos

Video Library ››

Top Story

Hosting a Super Bowl 50 party? Watch out for these 5 risks

Follow these five tips to keep your guests and your home safe during your Super Bowl 50 party.

Top Story

Win big with these 7 food safety tips for your Super Bowl 50 party

Avoid food safety penalties at your Super Bowl party by following these seven tips.

More Resources

Comments

eNewsletter Sign Up

PropertyCasualty360 Daily eNews

Get P&C insurance news to stay ahead of the competition in one concise format - FREE. Sign Up Now!

Mobile Phone

Advertisement. Closing in 15 seconds.