Sugar Development Projects

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. It is about 825-954 km from Addis Ababa via Hosaena – Arbaminch -Jinka or 859-988 km via Shashemenne – ArbaMinch – Jinka route. It is an hour flight to Jinka plus a vehicle journey that stretches from 80 -220 km. The project has four factories that can crush 60,000 tons of sugarcane under construction…

Research and Development (Main) Center

Research works on sugar begun in our country in 1951 by the Dutch HVA Company. The Headquarter of the then Research Center was in Amsterdam. The center by then had been giving a strong support for sugar factories in Ethiopia. Since the factory started planting sugarcane and start sugar production, evidences show trainings on sugar industry were used to be given from 1958. Later, due to the factories transfer to public ownership, this made the research works had been carried out by different organizational structures at different times. It was…

Investment

Investment Opportunities and Joint Venture The government has decided to transfer public enterprises to the private sector totally or partially. Encouraged by this several domestic and expatriate companies have showed interest to work in joint ventures and private investment on sugar and related sectors. It is known that Sugar Corporation has issued Letter of Intent in September 2016 prior to the government`s recent decision to invite investors. Accordingly, till January 2019, 30 companies have shown interest and presented their profiles to work in joint ventures with Sugar Corporation. Discussions were…