Glossary and Links

CIF : Cost, Insurance and Freight; the cargo insurance and delivery of goods to the named port of destination (discharge) at the seller's expense. Buyer is responsible for the import customs clearance and other costs and risks.

FOB : Free On Board, the delivery of goods on board the vessel at the named port of origin (loading), at seller's expense. Buyer is responsible for the main carriage/freight, cargo insurance and other costs and risks.

IFOAM: International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements

LBAs : Local Buying Agents

PP&RB: Produce Purchase Record Books

PRSP : The Cameroon Government's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, August 2003.

SDV : Scac Delmas Vieljeux, a Bolloré transportation and freight handling subsidiary, which is particularly significant between Africa and Europe and Africa and Asia. SDV handles most of MACEFCOOP's exports of coffee and cocoa.