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Commodity Market Monitoring Unit

logo_cmmuAs part of bringing government to you, Statehouse will be letting you know avenues for accessing information critical to national development.

We strongly believe in access to information and this will be the one stop shop for numerous information to help our mutual success.

One such Feature is the Commodities Market Monitoring unit. Our belief in agriculture is not just by words, but actionable information to help you make informed business decisions.

This unit fosters development by providing key commodities data and regulatory services.

We have excerpted a tidbit of information from their site www.cmmu.sl

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CMMU MANDATE

OUR MANDATE IS TO ENSURE GOOD QUALITY, PROVIDE BETTER PRICE TO FARMERS AND TO PROMOTE VALUE ADDITION TO PRODUCE.

VISION

To promote the market of good quality produce by improving and monitoring the produce sector so that farmers and other stakeholders will derive maximum benefit with the ultimate objective of achieving poverty reduction.

MISSION

To monitor, oversee and regulate the produce sector in order to ensure fair pricing to farmers, agents and exporters, and to achieve good quality produce export according to international standards.

Functions

  1. Marketing
  2. To promote, improve and monitor the marketing of produce to optimize foreign exchange earnings and income of the stakeholders along the value chain.
  3. To find markets for new exporters and to help them with their documentations
  4. Provide stakeholders along the value chain with Logistic; bags, moisture meters, scales, seals etc.
  5. Promote these commodities – cocoa, coffee, ginger, palm kernel etc. as value added products.
  6. Pricing
  7. To collect, collate and disseminate market information on price, production levels, world supply etc. to farmers, agents and exporters.
  8. To collaborate with the Price Review Commission in order to advice stakeholders along the value chain the indicative producer price.
  9. To ensure payment of correct price to farmers.
  10. Quality Control
  11. To promote and ensure the production and export of good quality produce.
  12. To provide training on quality.
  13. Finance
  14. To assist the development of the produce sector by advising on the possible source of funding
  15. To encourage the farmers and agents to use the warehouse receipt system as a means of financing their trade.
  16. Regulatory
  17. To provide regulatory function in ensuring the export of good quality produce
  18. To maintain relationship with international commodity organizations; ICO, ICCO, IACO, CFC. Etc.

 

 

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