In September 2013, the Ghana Agricultural Insurance Pool welcomes its new General Manager: Mr. Ali Muhammad Katu. With over twelve years of experience in the insurance industry, Mr. Katu will provide focused leadership and business expertise to the daily operations of the Technical Management Unit of GAIP, as well as […]
GAIP Agricultural Insurance
Empowering Ghana’s agricultural sector
The Ghana Agricultural Insurance Programme (GAIP) has introduced the first crop insurance to Ghana. Our insurance products support farmers and agricultural investors. A key threat for Ghana’s agricultural sector are extreme weather events, which are expected to be aggravated by the projected adverse effects of climate change. Drought, floods and other perils jeopardise agricultural investments. GAIP offers the financial mechanism to cope with these risks. The combination of scientific research, international expertise and local experience allows us to provide you with reliable insurance products tailored to your needs.
The Ghana Agricultural Insurance Programme welcomes you to its online presence! Please use the contact form or write us an e-mail for agricultural insurance product offers and any questions you may have.
This season, GAIP used automated SMS services for the first time to reach out to more than 800 farmers in the three northern regions by informing them about crop insurance. This new means of communication now allows GAIP to regularly be in touch with interested farmers. The special technology used is […]
Ghana Agricultural Insurance Programme on Air! The first GAIP radio show on agricultural insurance in Ghana was broadcasted on 27th of February, 2013. It was aired on North Star Radio 92.1 Mhz in Tamale from 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm. This was the start of a five-month radio series featuring […]
GAIP’s provides an agricultural insurance products targeted at the needs of Ghana’s agricultural sector. Insurance cover is available for smallholders, commercial and nucleus farmers as well as input dealers and financial institutions. GAIP’s product portfolio comprises both index insurance (weather, area-yield) and indemnity insurance (single, multi-peril) for crops.
The Ghana Agricultural Insurance Programme is based on a pool of 19 Ghanaian insurance companies. Its activities are coordinated by a steering committee and a management board. The Technical Committee on Agricultural Insurance and the GIZ-IIPACC project function as advisory bodies. The daily operations are handled by technical experts who look forward to finding a solution to your crop insurance inquiries. [Learn more...]
Agricultural insurance can serve as a risk management tool for climate change adaptation and is now available in Ghana. The Ghana Agricultural Insurance Programme offers the first crop insurance products for Ghana. It performs scientific pilot studies around the nation to adapt its agricultural insurance policies to the local conditions. [Learn more...]