Ethiopian Sugar Corporation’s Mission, vision & Values

Mission: Creating modern technology and capable human resource so as to develop the nation’s potential to the sector, produce sugar, sugar bi-products and co-products and take remarkable foreign market share and support the nation’s economy beyond satisfying domestic demand and ensuring the benefits of the public. Vision: Stand as one among ten leading countries of the world in sugar industry in 2023 based on a sustainable growth. Core Values Sustainable change and competitiveness; Virtuous work ethics; Productivity is crucial to our existence; Popularity is our typical feature; We never stop…

Tana Belles Sugar Development Project

It is a Project mainly found in Amhara Regional State at 576 kilo meters distance from Addis Ababa where two sugar factories are under construction and some parts of its cane plantation field is also found in Benishangul Gumuz Regional state. The construction of two sugar factories with design capacity of 12,000 TCD each is in progress. When both enter into regular production with their full crushing capacity they will produce 2,420 tons of sugar and 20,827 meter cube ethanol a year. Tana Beles Sugar Factory One and Two are…

THE TRIUMPHANT JOURNEY OF OMO-KURAZ SUGAR DEVELOPMENT PROJECT

Introduction The command area of Omo-Kuraz Sugar Development Project incorporates some areas of South Omo Zone (Selamago and Gnangatom Districts), Bench Maji Zone (Surma and Mienitshasha Districts ) and Keffa Zone (Diecha District) of Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Regional State of Ethiopia. 1.1 The Land Selected According to the revised plan of the sugar development sector the command area of the project selected for the construction of four sugar factories, one with 24,000 TCD and the rest three with 12,000, is 100,000 hectares where cane cultivation is going on.…

Capital Intensive Sugar Projects Still Bearing Fruit

Never once in Ethiopian modern history that the nation has embarked on a capital intensive and with so many sugar development projects except during the kick off the First G.T.P. The nation was introduced with the industry some sixty years back working with the Netherland¢s Company – H.V.A. in a joint venture modality. And, the construction of sugar industries in Ethiopia by then and the following years thereafter was on “one at a time” basis only while the constructions of the sugar factories were carried out by foreign companies. Unlike…

Wolkaiyt Sugar Development Project

It is the other sugar development project located at 1,300 kilo meters from Addis Ababa in the Western Zone of Tigray Regional State at Welkayit District. One sugar factory with 24,000 TCD is found under construction by Chinese Company – CAMC. When it reaches its maximum production capacity, the factory will be capable of producing 484,000 tons of sugar and 41,654 meter cube ethanol a year. The project’s total area of land for sugarcane cultivation is 50,000 hectares. It will get its water supply from the river called Zareima upon…

Omo-Kuraz Sugar Development Project

It is a project found in South Omo Zone (Selamago and Gnanegatom Districts); Bench-Maji Zone (Surma and MieinitShasha Districts) and Keffa Zone (Diecha District) of Southern Nations, Nationalities & Peoples Region. Two among four sugar factories planned to be constructed under OmoKuraz Sugar Development Project using sugarcane developing on 100 hectares of land are completed. They have the capacity to crush 60 thousand tons of sugarcane a day. When they start operating in full capacity each of the three factories are expected to crush 12 thousand tons 1of sugarcane per…

Omo-Kuraz Sugar Factory II

The factory started trial sugar production since March 27, 2017. The factory while entering regular production crushes 6 thousand to 6 thousand 500 tons of sugar cane a day. When it operates with its full capacity it will crush 12 thousand tons of sugar cane a day. When it starts working with its full gear it will have a capacity of producing 2.5 Million quintals of sugar and 28 Million litres of ethanol a year. It will also produce 60 Mega Watts of electricity and sends 40 of it to…

Kessem Sugar Factory

The Factory is found at Zone Three in Awash Fentallie and Dulecha districts of Afar Regional State, 50 kilo meters from Metehara Sugar Factory and 250 kilo meters from Addis Ababa. It is a project which has a total of 20,000 hectares of land to be cultivated with cane & its plantation stretches to the areas known as Kessem and Bolhomon. The Kessem Dam which has a capacity of holding 500 cubic meters water is the source from which sugarcane cultivation is being carried out. Irrigable land has reached 2,946…

Arjo Dediessa Sugar Factory

It is located at Western Ethiopia of Oromiya Regional State in eastern Wollega, Eilu Ababora and Jimma Zones at the Didessa Rift Valley at a distant of 540 kilo meters from the capital through the route of Addis Ababa-Jimma-Beddelie-Nekemet Road. The altitude of the area is 1,350 meters above sea level while its annual rainfall is 1,400 millimeter. Its rainy season is extends from May to October. The soil content which is usually black in color and rarely blue together with its climate makes the area suitable to sugarcane cultivation.…

Tendaho Sugar Factory

It is found at the lower Awash River Basin of Afar Regional State around Millie, Doubti, Assaeitta and Affambo Districts at a distance of 670 k.m. from Addis Ababa. It is located at 300 k.m. distance from Dijibouti Port which makes it more fit to export sugar. The project was started in 2006 with 50,000 hectares of land to be cultivated and will have a factory with a design capacity of 13,000 TCD a day. The factory construction contractor is OIA (Overseas Infrastructure Alliance) of India. The first phase of…