Board of Directors Meeting on Current Situations of Sugar Development Sector Held

His Excellency Ambassador Girma Biru, newly appointed Chairman of Board of Directors of Sugar Corporation, has held his first meeting with higher executive officers of Sugar Corporation on Thursday March 25, 2021. Ambassador Girma, on the meeting held at Sugar Corporation Head Office, has been introduced with higher executive officers of the Corporation. Ato Mamo Meheretu from Prime Minister Office and Ato Fekadu Agonafer from Accounting and Audit Board of Ethiopia are appointed as new members of the Board of Directors of Sugar Corporation, it was learnt. During the meeting…

“Corporation’s Eight Months Performance is Encouraging” – Sugar Corporation

Sugar Corporation’s eight months performance of the current budget year is encouraging, it is disclosed. The encouraging performance of the Corporation is disclosed at the meeting held between March10-12, 2021 at Bishoftu Town to evaluate the eight months performance of the Corporation. Leadership members of Sugar Corporation head office, sugar factories and sugar development projects as well as representatives of the Corporation’s labor union were attendants of the evaluation meeting. The Corporation`s eight months performance evaluation forum which was concluded on March12, 2021 has focused on the status of sugar…

Steering Committee Members Visited Wonji Shoa and Metahara Sugar Factories

Macro Economy Reform Steering Committee which consists of high level government officials headed by Ambassador Girma Birru visited Metahara and Wonji Shoa sugar factories, Sugar Research Center as well as Sugar Academy on February 5, 2021. In a meeting held after the visit with Sugar Corporation CEO Ato Weyo Roba, management and labor union members of the factories as well as Head of the Corporation`s Labor Union, the Committee underlined the need to increase product and productivity to make the industry profitable. It also pledged to assist the Corporation on…

Corporation Refutes TPLF’s Claim of Wolkait Sugar Factory Hit in Airstrike

Addis Ababa November 15/2020 (ENA) National Sugar Corporation on Sunday has deprecated TPLF’s claim of Wolkayit Sugar Factory shelling by airstrikes. It was to be recalled that the leader of the tyranny TPLF junta, Debretsion Gebremichael yesterday falsely claimed that Wolkait sugar factory was pounded by the government airstrikes. Deputy CEO of the Corporation, Abreham Demisie told ENA that the anecdotal claim is part of TPLF’s desperate propaganda, which is totally baseless. The sugar factory is owned and administered by the corporation, he said, adding that “there is no attack…

Training is provided to the top management of Sugar Corporation

A training program aimed at enhancing skill, leadership and work motivation has been given to members of Sugar Corporation’s top management. The training is prepared cognizant of implementation capacity and training needs as well as the prevailing situation of the sugar industry. The training organized by Sugar Academy at Adama , Caneth Hotel from November 2-5,2020 had focused on Transformational Leadership, Emotional Intelligence, Reform Management and Role of leadership, Quality Management System & Paradigm Shift as well as Finance for Non-Financial Managers. In his opening remark Sugar Corporation’s CEO Ato…

Tana Beles Sugar Factory One to Commence Trial Production in May

Tana Beles Sugar Factory  One is to  commence trial production in May this year Ato Weyo Roba, CEO of Sugar Corporation stated.  The CEO announced this at a visit prepared for Media and stake holders on January 24 and 25, 2020. Member of Board of Directors of Sugar Corporation, guests from Ministry of Finance, Office of Prime Minister, Public Enterprises Holding & Administration Agency, administrative bodies of the project`s three neighboring districts  as well as journalists from Addis Ababa and Amhara region have taken part in the visit. Tana Beles…

Ethiopia to Privatize Sugar Projects in First Quarter of 2020

The Ministry of Finance has announced that six sugar projects will be privatized in the first quarter of 2020. Finance State Minister, Eyob Tekalign, told journalists that the country is conducting technical assessment, validation of factories and social impact assessment for all the thirteen sugar projects, of which the six will be privatized in the stated period. The assessments on the projects are expected to be completed by the end of next month, he added. According to Eyob, useful information has been gathered from potential buyers in order to commence…

CEO`s New Year Message

Sugar is one of the top ten highly demanded agro-industrial products. Ethiopia has favorable natural resources and plentiful man power for this lucrative product. Because of the suitable natural resource the nation is endowed with for sugarcane production, the country is one of the very few nations known internationally for their sugarcane productivity. Well aware of the natural gift for the sector as well as cognizant of the sector`s leading role in the country`s economy, it is now nine years since Ethiopian government has been allocating high amount of investment…

Plant & Process Conference Held

The annual Plant & Process Conference which has been customary in the sugar sector but interrupted for the past nine years was held from July  25- 26, 2019 at Executive Hotel in Adama City. On the two day conference 227 participants have attended and held discussions on the presentations of the ten year performance report of sugarcane and factory product and productivity. Solution-indicative further discussions have been held, it was learned. Participants have also held discussions on the road map of a five and three year’s sugarcane development and factories…

Accredited Research Findings of Four Local Sugarcane Varieties Released

Research findings of four local sugar cane varieties by Senior Researcher Esayas Tena Gashaw (Ph.D) of the Research and Development Main Center of Sugar Corporation have been accredited and released for the first time in the history of sugar development sector of our country. The sugarcane varieties were endorsed and released by The National Variety Releasing Committee on May 31 2019. The major benefits of the varieties among many others are the following: The varieties are  appropriate for different sugarcane growing ecosystems ; They have high yield of sugarcane as…