At the launch of the 2020/2021 Crop Plan, on Wednesday (17), one of the novelties presented was the application PSR – Rural Insurance Program, created by the Department of Risk Management of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply and developed in partnership with Embrapa Informática Agropecuária.
The application allows producers and stakeholders access to information from the world of rural insurance in a consultative way. The application is not business, that is, the producer does not hire insurance with this tool.
"The PSR application will help to disseminate the culture of rural insurance in the country among producers who do not yet hire this risk management tool. In addition, it will ensure healthy competition among insurance companies accredited in the PSR, which offer different options of rural insurance products and services in the program, many of them unknown by producers", said the director of the Department of Risk Management, Pedro Loyola.
Silvia Maria Masshurá, Head General of Embrapa Agricultural Informatics, said this is another successful partnership of Embrapa with the Secretariat of Agricultural Policy. "We developed the research of the National Program of Agricultural Zoning of Climate Risk, the Right Planting and now the PSR application, which together are fundamental in the integrated management of climate risks for the country and in the farmers' enterprises", he concludes.
Check out the main features of the application:
- Access to the Rural Insurance Guide, with information that explains how the rural insurance system works in Brazil, and teaches the main rural insurance modalities available with explanation and simulated indemnities
- Consultation of grant rules, legislation and PSR information
- In the tips of rights and duties on rural insurance, the producer can check important information about what to do before hiring rural insurance, when informing the occurrence of a claim, the damage inspection report and the receipt of indemnities
- In program data it is possible to know the annual evolution of the main parameters of the PSR since its beginning in 2006, such as which cultures have the highest hiring, participation of insurers, states that hire the most, insured area, amount of policies and producers benefited, and volume of subsidy
- The application also allows access to the Rural Insurance Atlas, where it is possible to do research with the program data and the statistical reports of the PSR
- In addition to these features, the PSR application has a shortcut to access the Right Planting application, which allows producers to know where, what and when to plant. The Agricultural Zoning of Climate Risk – ZARC is a mandatory scientific instrument in the access to rural insurance of the PSR, with planting windows and climate risk information for each crop and municipality.