We help reduce the vulnerability of farmers by supporting them to hedge risks in their farming businesses — applying for insurance coverage, diversifying income streams and promoting sustainable farming practices.
Promotion of Crop & Livestock Insurance Scheme Information -
ACF promotes available crop & livestock insurance schemes and circulates information among farmers to help raise awareness and uptake Insurance policies for crops and livestock.
Creating Linkages with Service Providers -
ACF connects farmers with various local service providers who help support farmers in registering for various insurances.
Facilitating Claim Settlement Process for Farmers -
ACF provides key support for farmers in facilitating and navigating claim settlements.
ACF is helping farmers minimise the impacts of unpredictable weather by promoting the construction of greenhouses and rainshelters for horticultural crops. Farmers are seeing direct impact in production, and ability to harvest crops all year round.
Insurance = Peace of Mind
51 farmers in Roorkee (Uttarakhand) and 1340 farmers in Bali (Rajasthan) have safeguarded themselves and their livelihood, by taking out cattle insurance. When livestock die, there is a huge loss of daily income, which impacts the entire family - and farmers were unnecessarily putting themselves at risk. It was no easy task for ACF field staff however, who faced a major challenge in convincing farmers that insurance, along with the…Read more
Age: 31 years |
Village: Panchgaon, Chandrapur, Maharastra
"Since childhood, I saw my father struggling to make agriculture profitable. I was very sure that I could do better. That with my hard work and skill, I’d earn more. But somehow, it never happened ...
In 2015, I happened to attend a farmer meeting organised by ACF and realised there were so many modern and new techniques in farming.…