Aquaculture insurance for small-scale producers

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The brochure on aquaculture insurance for small-scale producers describes why aquaculture insurance is important for the sustainable development and management of the aquaculture sector. It discusses the benefits of aquaculture insurance and challenges in making aquaculture insurance accessible to small-scale producers. It further describes various types of insurance products that are important to small-scale producers. Case studies from China and Thailand are presented, as well as an innovative approach to bring insurance services to aquaculture producers through existing fish feed industry networks. The brochure also provides ideas for creating an enabling environment for insuring small-scale aquaculture producers.

FAO will be printing and distributing hardcopies of these brochures and distribute the full blue finance guidance notes package at international Blue Growth and Blue Economy conferences. 

Document Information

Document Type Reference Material
Author Suchitra Upare, Raymon van Anrooy, Tipparat Pongthanapanich, Fabiola Espinoza, Henry DeBey, Keyan Liu and Jackie Alder.
Year of Publication 2020
Publisher FAO
Number of Pages 12
Region / Country Global /
Primary Language English (en)
Keywords Insurance, small-scale fishery, aquaculture
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