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Warehouse Receipts Regulatory Board
NIC Investment House 12th Floor, Wing "B"
Samaro Street,
P. O. Box 38093,
Dar es Salaam - Tanzania
Phone: +255 2128 691
Fax: +255 2128 692
Email: ,

Welcome to Warehouse Receipts Regulatory Board

Warehouse Receipts Regulatory Board is the government agency under the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment. This agency was established under the Warehouse Receipts Act No. 10 of year 2005. With its mission of regulating and promoting the Warehouse Receipts System that ensures a fair and sustainable accessibility to formal credit and commodity marketing systems, is expected to be met by performing its functions of licensing the warehouse business, warehouse operators and inspectors and by administering the system in general. In doing so WRRB aim to reach its vision of being the leading organization in linking commodity producers to formal credit marketing using an effective way and efficient of Warehouse Receipts System. »Read more

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About SWRS Project

This project of Strengthening Warehouse Receipts System (SWRS) is Sponsored by Alliance Green Revolution for Africa (AGRA) and the government of Tanzania. It started in January 2013 and will complete within three (3) years (i.e. 2013 - 2015). The main goal of this project is to enhance rural live hoods by increasing farm produce quality and profitability, through the development of warehouse receipt system. »Read more

WRS Coverage

The WRS currently is operating in various regions in Tanzania including Mtwara, Lindi, Ruvuma, Coast region, Arusha, Manyara, Kilimanjaro, Tanga, Pwani, Morogoro, Dodoma, Mbeya, Ruvuma, Kagera and Mwanza.

About WRS

The Warehouse Receipts System (WRS) denotes a kind of trade by which commodities are stored in a Licensed Warehouse(s), the owner of the commodity receives Warehouse Receipts which certifying the title of deposited commodities as of specific ownership, value, type, quantity and quality (grades). The Warehouse Receipt facilitates storage, future trade and access to credit, without necessarily moving the said commodities from the licensed warehouse. The Warehouse Receipts is therefore a document in hard or soft form issued in the warehouse by the Warehouse Operator,.... »Read more

Crops under WRS

The Crops proposed to operate under WRS includes Cashewnut, Cotton, Coffee, Maize, Paddy/Rice, Sesame, Sunflower and Pigeon pea.