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Agricultural Insurance and Evaluation of World and Turkish Practices

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Agricultural Insurance and Evaluation of World and Turkish Practices

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It is well known that history of agricultural insurance practices date back some time in 18th century. The first practices of agricultural insurance, which started in Europe, failed since insurance agencies did not have reliable statistical data about climate, risks, crops, soil structure, etc and some catastrophic risks are involved. New developments on space technology enabled risk mapping, damage assessment, and created favorable conditions for determining premium rates. The most widely used ...

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Kenan Keskinkılıç


Agricultural Economics


agricultural insurance, Agricultural risk management, agricultural insurance schemes, Turkish agriculture, natural disasters

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This resource is licensed under the license(CC-BY-NC-ND) Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported

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