Deal #4120

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Muhoroni, Kenya

Target country
Kenya

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
1400
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2010] 1400
Comment on land area
The company in 2010 had a "nucleus estate" of 1400 ha. I could not find out whether the rest of the used land is hold by the company or by the contracted farmers.

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Biofuels, Food crops, Renewable Energy

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease
Comment on nature of the deal
first acquisition by the state (company was initially wholly state-owned) in 1966; subsequent acquisitions (Contract Farming area for instance increased from 9073 ha in 1994 to 13196 ha in 2005)

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[1966] In operation (production)
Project abandoned
Comment on implementation status
the company is in receivership

Contract farming

Contract farming
Yes
Not on leased / purchased area (out-grower)
Yes
Not on leased / purchased area (out-grower, in ha)
13196
Not on leased / purchased farmers (out-grower)
40000
Comment on contract farming
90% of the cane is produced via CF, on 13196 ha. 40000 farmers are involved

Number of total jobs created

Jobs created (total)
Yes
Current number of jobs (total)
1500
Comment on jobs created (total)
1500 direct employment

Operating company

Comment on investment chain
formerly known as "East African Sugar Industry (EASI)". changed to Muhoroni Sugar Company in 1990 when the Government took over the operations.

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2012-12-17
Comment on data source
Standard Digital- State seeks new managers for Muhoroni, Miwani sugar firms

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2010-02-12
Comment on data source
MUHORONI SUGAR FACTORY TO COMMISSION A SH 80M POWER PROJECT, PROMISES TO CLEAR OUT-STANDING FARMERS’ ARREARS

Data source #3

Data source type
Government sources
File
Date
2013-01-01

Data source #4

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Effect of Phosphorus Rates on Sugarcane Yield in Muhoroni Sugar Zone in Kenya. ollo & P. Ochola

Data source #5

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2011-01-01
Comment on data source
Management Politics in Kenya's Sugar Industry: Towards an Effective Framework. Peter Wanyande

Data source #6

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #7

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
AN EVALUATION OF THE OPERATIONS AND PERFORMANCE OF MUHORONI SUGAR COMPANY, KISUMU COUNTY, KENYA

Data source #8

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
EFFECT OF MUHORONI SUGAR COMPANY’S PRACTICES ON LIVELIHOOD OF SUGARCANE OUT-GROWERS IN MUHORONI DISTRICT, KENYA. BY OSIEKO DANIEL ODHIAMBO

Data source #9

Data source type
Media report
Publication title
Troubled Muhoroni Sugar Company closes down
Date
2018-05-29

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Sugar Cane

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