Crop insurance program in Rwanda uses satellites

Crop Insurance

Weather technology will be helping to support the coverage that will be provided through the government. The government of Rwanda has now introduced a new crop insurance program for growers that is supported by satellite weather stations that will be keeping tabs on the precise impact that heavy rains and drought have on farming efforts. The coverage is geared toward protecting and learning from small sized farms within this Central African country. The country’s farmers have been plagued with devastating natural events such as the current drought in the south…

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