Value Chain Finance: Understanding and Increasing Access

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2007

The purpose of this concept paper is to discuss value chain finance in more depth than that with which it has been previously been discussed. This paper presents a conceptual framework for thinking about financing issues in the value chain, including direct versus indirect financing, the uses of financing, and a framework for analyzing and addressing constraints to finance.