This gives a small farmer the ability not to sell immediately after harvest when prices are traditionaly too Low. Farmers and other clients can deposit and safely store their commodities at ACE certified warehouses. ACE has 53 warehouses representing 225,884 metric tonnes of storage space available for third party deposits. From this, ACE operates a nation-wide network of 29 rural warehouses owned by partner farmer associations or private sector partners; cumulatively they offer depositors access to 22,900 metric tonnes of storage space. Upon deposit, the commodity is cleaned, graded, re-bagged and stacked.