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New cane sugar production project underway in Ethiopia [Registered]

A sugar development project is in progress in Tigray Regional State, Ethiopia according to Abaye Tsehaye, Director General of the Ethiopian Sugar Corporation, reports the Ethiopian News Agency. More than 40,000 hectares of land has been allocated for sugarcane production, with 10,000 earmarked for the construction of a sugar factory with quarters for employees explained Abaye. Cane will be irrigated. Water will be sourced from an irrigation dam that will be built near the site. The project is expected to create employment for 10,000 people. Details of cost, factory capacity and major investors were not revealed.…

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