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Insurance of environmental risks of agricultural activities in the system of environmental safety / Shkuratov O.I. // Ekonomika APK. - 2016. - № 5 - P. 74

The paper is focused on theoretical and methodical study and definition of the role of environmental risk insurance of agricultural activities in the environmental safety. Methodologically the paper is based on general theoretical methods of scientific research; fundamental provisions and principles of environmental economics and land use economy, agricultural economics, as described in the works of local and foreign scientists addressing the issues of environmental threats and environmental risks insurance. The author used the following research methods: inductive and deductive (in the process of collecting, organizing and processing information conceptualization of problems and clarification of some concepts); historical (the study of scientific bases and instrumental support of environmental risk insurance system for agricultural activities); problematic (in determining the complex problems of manifestation of threats of environmental safety and environmental risks insurance purposes in the agricultural sector); system-structural and comparative analysis (the analysis of theoretical studies of ecological and economic impacts arising from the insurance of ecological risks of agricultural activities in the environmental safety); modeling (in determining the basic environmental measures environmental insurance based on the principle of preventive and compensatory measures aimed at adjustable factors that shape the environmental risk); abstract logical method (theoretical generalizations and draw inferences) and others. The paper defines basic forms of threats of environmental safety in the agricultural sector, caused by impacts on agro-ecosystems and the environment. The essence of insurance environmental risks of farming as an effective instrument of economic organization and environmental safety in the agricultural sector is considered. The role and importance of insurance ecological risks of agricultural activities in the environmental safety are substantiated. The basic elements of the implementation of the environmental risk insurance system for agricultural activities are outlined. Among the elements of scientific novelty the conception of provision of environmental risk insurance versatility as a new methodological basis of the development of environmental insurance was suggested, the primary objective of this conception is protection of the financial interests of agricultural producers who suffered as a result of environmental risk by compensation (preventing) damage caused to the agrarian ecosystem. This article also discusses the algorithm of environmental and economic assessment of environmental measures of environmental insurance, which is based on the principle of preventive and compensatory measures aimed at adjustable factors that shape the environmental risk that as a result can reduce negative impacts on agrarian ecosystem. Figs.: 2. Refs.: 11.
Key words: insurance, environmental risk, environmental safety, agricultural activities, environment protection measures

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