Tapping into the Collateral Registry to Expand Credit Access

About this Module

This module aims to enhance subject matter expertise and knowledge on the role and usage of the Collateral Registry also known as ‘’Movable Assets Registry’’ to improve access to credit for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). Services offered by the collateral registry are known to complement those offered by Credit Reference Bureaus (CRBs) in a bid to ensure improved access to credit.  

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

  1. Define and describe the functions of a Collateral Registry

  2. Explain the legal basis for the establishment of a Collateral Registry

  3. Identify the benefits  of a Collateral Registry to various users

  4. Appreciate the challenges to its use

  5. Familiarize with global and regional trends in the use of Collateral Registries.


The Movable Property Security Rights Act, 2017

Movable Property Security Rights (General) (Amendment) Regulations, 2018.