ACE Rural Strategy 2020

ACE is all about linking farmers to markets, addressing key gaps in agricultural value chains that prevent farmers from becoming integrated and competitive market actors by providing essential supporting functions to the value chain.

ACE’s three core pillars, Market Information, the Warehouse Receipt System (WRS) and Trade Facilitation, service the specific needs of farmers in accessing higher-value markets in order to realise better prices and improved livelihoods. They are highly interlinked and interdependent, and together help create a more inclusive, efficient and transparent marketing system for agricultural commodities, reduce transaction costs and risk, reduce price volatility and eventually enhance nation-wide food security.

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