Deal #3356

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Mumias, Kenya

Target country
Kenya
Comment on location
Mumias, Butere, Kakamega, Bungoma, Siaya, Busia and Teso districts

Location #2

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Butere, Kenya

Target country
Kenya

Location #3

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Kakamega, Kenya

Target country
Kenya

Location #4

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Bungoma, Kenya

Target country
Kenya

Location #5

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Siaya, Kenya

Target country
Kenya

Location #6

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Busia, Kenya

Target country
Kenya

Location #7

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Teso, Kenya

Target country
Kenya

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
3800
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2012] 3800
Size in operation (production, in ha)
[2012] 3800
Comment on land area
3800 nucleus farm

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Biofuels, Food crops, Renewable Energy

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Outright Purchase
Comment on nature of the deal
Ownership

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[1971] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[1971] In operation (production)
[2017] Startup phase (no production)
[2017] In operation (production)
Comment on implementation status
Company received Sh500 million bailout in 2015. In 2017- production was stopped due to mismanagement, repairs and maintenance. The operations were started again in November 2017. Expecting full production again by 2019.

Contract farming

Contract farming
Yes
On leased / purchased area
Yes
On leased / purchased area (in ha)
64000
On leased / purchased farmers
66000
Comment on contract farming
64000ha outgrowers (approx 66000 small farmers). Farmers faced delayed payouts in 2017.

Number of total jobs created

Jobs created (total)
Yes
Current number of jobs (total)
[2014] 1689

Operating company

Operating company
Comment on investment chain
TARDA does not cooperate in this investment.

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #2

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2015-02-02
Comment on data source
Business Daily- How President Kenyatta brokered Sh500m Mumias bailout

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2017-09-25
Comment on data source
Star- Mumias Sugar pays cane farmers using bailout cash

Data source #5

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2017-11-27
Comment on data source
Daily Nation- Mumias Sugar to cut wages as water bottling plant reopens

Data source #6

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2017-11-03
Comment on data source
Star- Mumias Sugar roars back to life after six-month shutdown

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Sugar Cane

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
sugar product, ethanol, electricity

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
Yes

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