WOCCU Value Chain Finance Implementation Manual: Increasing Profitability of Small Producers

  • Date Posted: January 2, 2013
  • Authors: Luis Jimenez Galarza, Brooke Jones
  • Organizations: The SEEP Network
  • Document Types: Guidance, Manual
  • Donor Type: Non-US Government Agency

This document is a guide for financial institutions, development finance organizations, and donors interested in gaining a better understanding of value chain finance and how to integrate it into their product mix. It is based on WOCCU’s award-winning program in Peru and its implementation with six partner credit unions. This manual presents a basic model for implementing value chain finance, including how to initially assess the potential for a value chain finance initiative, as well as the specific procedures to put one in place.