Grow and Diversify
Target the most profitable areas of growth with a breakdown of results by region and crop type.
Enhance Risk Pricing
Extend the view of risk beyond historical data to overcome the challenge of actuarial risk pricing of agriculture with RMS models.
Close the Insurance Gap
Keep up with continually evolving markets to help close the insurance coverage gap.
China Agricultural Model
China mainland has the largest livestock and forestry insurance portfolio in the world and also boasts the second-largest market for agriculture insurance after the U.S. As the market continues to develop and evolve, deeper understanding has never been more important. The RMS® China Agricultural Model can help close the insurance coverage gap and accurately measure crop, livestock, and forestry risks at a country level consistent with the insurance coverage in China mainland.
India Agricultural Model
India is the largest market for weather and yield index-based agriculture insurance schemes. The agricultural land in India relies on rainfall for irrigation. Being rain-fed, the area is also at increased likelihood of monsoon rainfalls. If not measured accurately, this poses a huge challenge for insurers and reinsurers. The RMS® India Agricultural Model covers weather (WBCIS) and yield (mNAIS, currently operated within PMFBY scheme) index-based insurance contracts at the district level.
IRB Brasil RE Partners With RMS
“To better compete with reinsurers in the Asia-Pacific reinsurance market, it is crucial that we employ the most advanced and up-to-date modeling and analytics solutions. The RMS China and India Agricultural Models provide us with the necessary foundation to better understand and manage risk in our international agricultural portfolios...."
Coming Together to Build a Resilient India Agriculture Insurance Sector
India is an agricultural powerhouse, ranked second in the world in terms of its level of agricultural output. With 58 percent of the rural population of India reliant on agriculture for their livelihood (and a total figure of 2.2 billion across Asia) plus more than fifty percent of total working population of India employed in the food industry, ensuring that farmers are resilient and can rebuild after crop setbacks is a top priority for the country. This…
RMS Expands Risk Solutions for Asia-Pacific with Launch of Agriculture Risk Models
LONDON, U.K. - March 13, 2017 RMS has added agricultural risk models for India and China to its growing line of emerging risks models, and plans to expand coverage across Asia-Pacific and the Americas. The addition of the models is part of the company’s strategic focus to help its clients close the coverage gap. “RMS is very well positioned to develop agricultural risk models and help ramp the industry’s understanding of the risk,” said Mohsen…
Addressing the Challenges in Assessing Livestock Insurance Risks
This article was originally published in Insurance Day, click here to view the original article. Livestock insurance represents a significant part of global agriculture premium. Traditional indemnity insurance products are available, complemented with less common products like parametric index insurance. Managing livestock insurance is a complex business, as livestock mortality is a recurring event. China is one of the biggest players as the…
IRB Brasil RE Licenses RMS Agricultural Risk Models to Strengthen Its Global Position
NEWARK, Calif. - July 21, 2017 - RMS, a global risk modeling and analytics firm, today announced that IRB Brasil RE, the leading reinsurer of the Brazilian market, as well as in the agriculture sector, has licensed the RMS® China Agricultural Model and RMS® India Agricultural Model to increase its footprint within the global reinsurance market. The RMS China and India agricultural risk models deliver a holistic view of exposures to generate more accurate…
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