Taking Advantage of Ware House Receipts System

Published on 04 November 2010

For long, smallholder farmers have suffered under the exploitation of merchants, who fail to rightly pay due prices for their produces.(..) The system has so far proved to be convenient for both the buyers and the sellers; no wonder international agencies like UN's World Food Programme is in business with the licensed warehouses. During a tour to some of the warehouse stores in Jinja recently, Ms Casar Gina, the deputy executive director, resource management of WFP told farmers that the UN agency was looking at commercialisation of smallholder agriculture as a core pillar of poverty reduction.

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