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livestock

[′līv‚stäk]
(agriculture)
Animals, such as cattle, sheep, pigs, chickens, and horses, that are utilized for various purposes on a farm or ranch.
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Yasir Abbas, Ecologist at the Directorate of the Central Karakoram National Park (CKNP) Gilgit-Baltistan for providing invaluable information on livestock insurance for this article
Also, overcoming any moral hazard problems is important, as moral hazard may be one of the main reasons why livestock insurance has not yet been widely adopted.
Answers will vary but may include: Snow Leopard Trust is vaccinating livestock in Pakistan so that if a snow leopard happens to kill an animal, it won't be as devastating for the farmer; it sells Mongolian herders' handicrafts online and at zoos to give the herders additional income; and it has established livestock insurance policies to pay for snow leopard kills.
What's hot: The latest on crop insurance; 2004 crop insurance program changes; livestock insurance.
The distrust of these associations was so strong that it had a negative effect on other voluntary associations: livestock insurance societies stood their best chance of survival in communes without anti-phylloxera syndicates.
Eliminate the cap on livestock insurance and strengthen the Dairy Margin Protection Program, which increases livestock and dairy farmers ability to manage the risk inherent to their industry.
Another scheme is Livestock Insurance Scheme that is covering livestock insurance in case of calamity and disease and the scheme will benefit 100,000 livestock farmers.
The market segments of crop and livestock insurance are important for Pakistan's agricultural economy as well.
These include enhancement of the scope of Crop Loan Insurance up to 25 acres, rollout of Livestock Insurance for small farmers, launch of Credit Guarantee Scheme for small and marginalized farmers, introduction of Warehouse Receipts Financing and loans for solar tube-wells, etc.
Moreover livestock insurance scheme for all farmers up to 10 cattle has been introduced with allocation of Rs.
State Bank of Pakistan has announced that it has launched a livestock insurance scheme.

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