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Second sugar factory planned in Rwanda [Registered]

To alleviate chronic shortage of sugar in the country, a new factory is planned, according to Theresphore Mugwiza, in charge of Industrial Development at the Ministry of Trade and Industry, speaking to the Business Times recently. The new factory will be constructed in Ntasho in the Eastern Province once a second feasibility study by researchers from Mauritius is complete. The first study by American researchers in 1994 indicated that the Eastern Province is suitable for sugarcane production, Mugwiza said. Details of the proposed factory which will be privately owned have yet to be disclosed. What is clear is that the…

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