Omo Kuraz Sugar Factory One is found in South region of South Omo Zone in Selamago District at a distance of 863 km from Addis Ababa. By an agreement signed in June 2012 with Metal and Engineering Corporation (METEC), factory construction had been supposed to be completed and begin production in 18 months. However, due to the delay for long period to complete the construction, contract with METEC is terminated by the decision of government in 2018. At the termination point construction of the factory reached 80%.
The remaining part of the construction of the factory is expected to be completed by well experienced foreign contractor that will overtake the responsibility. When the factory operates in full capacity it is expected to crush 12 thousand tons of sugarcane per day.