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Nearly 300 dairy farmers to be insured for the first time in Fiji

Nearly 300 dairy farmers to be insured for the first time in Fiji

March 27, 2018

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Close to 300 dairy farmers will be protected by insurance for the first time in Fiji after the launch of a bundled micro-insurance scheme today. The Fiji Co‑operative Dairy Company Limited, FijiCare Limited and UN Capital Development Fund’s Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme had formed a partnership to provide insurance for the farmers and to sign...

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Dairy farmers covered under Fiji Care insurance scheme

Dairy farmers covered under Fiji Care insurance scheme

March 27, 2018

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Good news for dairy farmers as for the first time they will be protected under the Fiji Care insurance scheme. Fiji Cooperative Dairy Company Limited Chief Executive Sachida Nand says that many farmers did not have any form of insurance before and improving their livelihoods is a priority. Nand has assured the microinsurance is a...

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Livestock Cover

Livestock Cover

March 27, 2018

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A LEADING insurance provider in Fiji is intending to design a comprehensive micro insurance cover specifically for dairy farmers’ livestock to mitigate the associated risks. FijiCare Insurance Ltd managing director Peter McPherson said they would be negotiating this soon after it launched a bundled micro insurance scheme last week with the Fiji Co-operative Dairy Company...

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Cane Growers Access Insurance With $1 Week Premium Or $52

Cane Growers Access Insurance With $1 Week Premium Or $52

March 8, 2018

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The new FijiCare Bundled Micro Insurance Product is providing insurance coverage to 11,606 registered cane growers with access to some form of insurance at a premium of just $1per week or $52 per annum. The Standing Committee on Economic Affairs chairperson Assistant Minister for Local Government, Environment and Housing Lorna Eden yesterday told Parliament that...

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Giving women greater financial choice and control through economic empowerment

Giving women greater financial choice and control through economic empowerment

March 5, 2018

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By Dr. Sharman Stone, Ambassador for Women and Girls, The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Financial inclusion gives women greater choice and control over their financial lives.  I know this after sitting with village savings clubs and microfinance groups in Vietnam, Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea. Sitting among them, I witnessed a new generation...

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