Inventory-Backed Financing for Coffee and Cotton in Tanzania: Financing Manual

Coffee and cotton marketing systems in Tanzania have substantially changed since liberalisation of the sub-sectors in the 1980s. The changes created new marketing opportunities for producers and private traders but also accentuated financing problems in the production and marketing of coffee and cotton. This training manual sets out how warehouse receipts systems (WRS) can be used to help ease access to inventory-backed financing as well as improve trade in coffee and cotton in Tanzania. Read More>>

Publication Date: 
2006
Organization: 
Natural Resources Institute