Warehouse Receipt Systems: World Bank Reform Initiatives in Africa

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

This webinar featuring recent initiatives supported by the World Bank to reform warehouse receipt systems in Africa.  Mr. Jean Saint-Geours, invited speaker, economist at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) will provide a detailed overview of key reform initiatives and how they help facilitate agricultural finance, reduce post-harvest losses, improve the stability of market prices, ensure food security, and stimulate agribusiness development.

Mr. Saint-Geours, will discuss the following:

  • The role of the World Bank and other public and private sector actors in creating an effective warehouse receipt system. 
  • The opportunities for financial institutions to use warehouse receipts to increase lending to the agricultural sector.
  • Lessons learned from the implementation of World Bank projects in four African countries.

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Webinar date and time: March 23, 2016 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. EST