• Welcome to the Warehouse Receipt System Council Kenya
Warehouse Receipt System Launch
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Parliament passed the Warehouse Receipts Systems Act No. 8 0f 2019 in June 2019, thereby setting out a legal framework for the development and governing of a Warehouse Receipt System in Kenya.

Warehouse Receipt System Council, the body responsible for establishment, maintenance and development of the Warehouse Receipt System for agricultural commodities produced in Kenya was inaugurated on 29th July 2020.

Implementation Sites

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Phase 1 roll-out of the Warehouse Receipt System in Kenya covers 5 National Cereal and Produce Board (NCPB) Certified Warehouses in Kitale, Eldoret, Nakuru, Nairobi and Meru.

Benefits of the Warehouse Receipt

Reduced post-harvest loses

Reduce post-harvest losses from 40% to 10%. Currently postharvest losses stand at 30 - 40% due to on farm shortage.

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Partners

Message from the Chairperson

A person intending to operate the business of warehouse storage of agricultural commodities and issuance of warehouse receipts shall apply for a warehouse operator’s license to the County Executive Committee member of a county government. The County Executive Committee member shall, upon being satisfied that the applicant meets the requirements for the issuance of a license, require the applicant to provide a performance bond equivalent to ten per-cent of the value of the commodity that the applicant predominantly stores or intends to store in the warehouse. 


Mrs. Jane Mumbi Ngige, Chair

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We work with our partners to help us implement Warehouse Receipt System in Kenya

Vision:
Trusted regulator of a sustainable Warehouse Receipt System that supports structured agricultural commodities trade.

Mandate:
To facilitate the establishment, maintenance and development of the Warehouse Receipt System for agricultural commodities produced in Kenya.

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