Last edited by Gardanos
Sunday, July 19, 2020 | History

3 edition of Technical efficiency of Kenya"s sugar factories found in the catalog.

Technical efficiency of Kenya"s sugar factories

Samuel Gicheru

Technical efficiency of Kenya"s sugar factories

an agenda for enhancing competitiveness

by Samuel Gicheru

  • 110 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSamuel Gicheru, Nicholas Waiyaki, John Omiti.
SeriesKIPPRA discussion paper -- no. 84
ContributionsWaiyaki, Nicholas., Omiti, John.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23645538M
ISBN 109966777326
LC Control Number2009349715
OCLC/WorldCa428823557

(iii) Decline in productivity and efficiency at factory level. Factories in the sugar belt are operating at less than optimal standards needed to maintain profitable operations. Last year , tonnes of white mill sugar was produced, 15 per cent lower than last year. a database of sugar factories compiled by users of this site. The Sugar Engineers.

Private investors have also built sugar factories in West Kenya (), Soin (), Kibos (), Butali (), Transmara () and Sukari (). The latest entrant into the sugar industry is Kwale International Sugar Company Limited at Ramisi a .   quintal of sugar stuck at the border for the past 45 days exposed the sugar shipment to wastage given the high temperature at the border of Moyale. The controversy came after the Corporation’s agreement with a Dubai based company called Agri-Commodities & Finance. FZE to sell the stated amount of sugar to the company.

  Table 3: Frequency distribution of technical (TE), economic (CE) and allocative efficiency measures from the SFA Stochastic Frontier Approach Efficiency (percent) TE(Frequency) CE (Frequency) AE. of running sugar factories to ensure that sugar for the industrialist or the domestic table is produced at a lower cost. There are enormous returns to be made in that area and work on new ideas is ongoing. There are also cheaper and better ways of growing cane, particularly with the improvement in Size: 32KB.


Share this book
You might also like
Fragment of the God, poems.

Fragment of the God, poems.

Rufus

Rufus

Government capacity and the Hong Kong civil service

Government capacity and the Hong Kong civil service

St. Ignatius of Loyola

St. Ignatius of Loyola

Roots in the sky

Roots in the sky

Cort Thinking Program

Cort Thinking Program

At cross purposes

At cross purposes

In the cage

In the cage

Jack Vettriano

Jack Vettriano

East River, N.Y.

East River, N.Y.

British hospitals, home and overseas

British hospitals, home and overseas

oldest industry

oldest industry

Technical efficiency of Kenya"s sugar factories by Samuel Gicheru Download PDF EPUB FB2

PURPOSE OF THE NOTE This technical note aims to describe the market incentives and disincentives for sugar production in Kenya. For this purpose, yearly averages of farm gate and wholesale prices are compared with reference pricesFile Size: 1MB. Innational sugar production totaledmetric tonnes, the highest production quantity Kenya has ever achieved, on an annual basis.

^ Totals may be a little off due to rounding. ^ a b Herbling, David (18 January ). "Kwale Sugar Miller Begins Tests Ahead of Factory Launch". Business Daily Africa (Nairobi). Retrieved 19 January Kenya is one of the countries producing sugarcane at a large scale in the east Africa market.

Sugar is produced for the main purpose of exporting to other countries through exports and the remaining can be easily consumed by the local residents.

In Author: Robert Gitau. study to assess the technical efficiency and costs of sugar processing aimed at improving performance and profitability in the Kenya sugar industry. The study found out that throughput of the factories was below the expected industry rate and below the installed capacities.

Capacity utilization in Kenyan sugar factories. the technical and environmental efficiency of Kenya’s manufacturing sector using a stochastic frontier approach.

Further, it explores the causes of variations in environmental efficiency across firms and seeks to establish the relationship between technical and environmental efficiency.

Sugarcane is one of the country’s major cash crops alongside tea, coffee and others. According to the strategic report by Kenya Sugar Board of Kenyathe sugarcane industry is a major source of livelihood for communities along the sugar belt region in Western Kenya.

According to the report, the sugarcane industry accounts for [ ]. Sugar Industry The sugar industry In Kenya supports million people and its worth about $ million. The industry is characterised by old factories and inefficiency, they have massive debts, and there is rampant cane poaching amongst the different players.

There are new entrants into the market however; Mumias produces the bulk of Kenya’s sugar. KEYWORDS: Mumias Sugar Company, Lean manufacturing Technology, waste, Factory Time Efficiency, Production costs. INTRODUCTION background of the Study Kenya sugar sector is a major employer and contributor to the national economy; this is as per Kenya sugar industry strategic planKenya Sugar Size: KB.

influence of technology capability on competitive advantage of sugar companies in Western Kenya and the hypothesis was that there is no significant relationship between technology capability and competitive advantage in sugar companies in Western Kenya. Descriptive and correlational research design was used.

Location And Contacts Of Sugar Factories In Kenya; by Lotela Paul. Visited 5, times. Kenya has numerous sugar factories distributed in western part of the country as well as the coastal regions where climate is suitable for sugar cane growing.

These factories are known for their great impact on Kenya’s economy. The South African sugar industry is one of the world’s best producers of high quality sugar, producing an average of million tons of sugar per annum. The industry combines the agricultural activities of growing sugarcane with industrial factory production of Cited by: 5.

The cost of producing sugar is likely to remain high in Kenya even after implementation of a raft of reforms which seek to make factories efficient, findings of a new study show. The average sugar yield per ha also reduced from tonnes in from tonnes ina per cent cut.

As a result, the quantity of sugarcane delivered to factories by smallholder farmers in the country reduced from m tonnes in to m tonnes inper cent shrinkage. Related. Mumias farmers replace cane with soya beans.

factories inyieldingmetric tonnes of processed sugar with an estimated local market value of Kshs. billion (Kenya Sugar Board Statistical Year Book, ). The importance of the sugar sub sector to the Kenyan economy. Impact of liberalization on efficiency and productivity of sugar industry in Kenya Article in Journal of Economic Studies 36(September) July with 95 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Quickly find the best offers for Sugar industry jobs in Kenya on the Star classifieds. We collected up to 17 ads from hundreds of job boards for you. Maximum sugar yield/plant was observed in Clone 'K' ( Kg) followed by K ( Kg), whereas the average sugar yield of BL4 was Kg/plant.

View Show abstract. technical inefficiency and marketing efficiency of banana farmers in Kenya. Colman and Young () defined technical efficiency as the output from a given set of inputs. In this study, the production unit is the banana stool. Colman and Young File Size: 1MB.

Agricultural Policy Reform In Kenya: Turning Vision Into Law Gem Argwings-Kodhek National APIS Workshop on ASWAp II. Lilongwe, Malawi. October value-maximizing projects that generally facilitate organizational efficiency.

The ultimate outcomes of these corporate governance benefits are generally higher cash flows and superior performance for the firm (Love, ). Sugar Industry in Kenya The sugar sub-sector is mainly concentrated in the western part of Kenya.

THE FACTORIES A D OTHER PLACES OF WORK ACT, (CAP. ) I EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 55 of the Factories and Other Places of Work Act, Cap.the Minister for Labour and Human Resource Development makes the following Rules― THE FACTORIES A D OTHER PLACES OF WORK (HAZARDOUS SUBSTA CES) RULES, Citation.

Size: KB.The sugar industry contributed $9, to the campaign of U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, in the 1st quarter, bringing total sugar industry contributions to the campaign this election cycle to $11, according to a report the campaign filed Friday with the Federal Election Commission.

Technical efficiency scores summarized in Table 2 shows that out of HHs surveyed in the lower eastern Kenya, only 22 HHs (15%) overall, 12 HHs (17%) in Makindu and 15 HHs (20%) in Machakos.