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October 04, 2012

Flooding losses cause Rwanda sugar company to seek upland cane cultivation

Kabuye Sugar Works, Rwanda's sole sugar procedure, seeks to grow sugar cane at higher elevations because of seasonal flooding problems which cut output by 3000 and 4000 tonnes of sugar annually, worsening periodic shortages of the commodity, most of which is imported.


Kabuye'e annual output is 10,000 tonnes, compared to a demand of 50,000 tonnes.


Meanwhile, a government official has announced that a second sugar plant is being planned.

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