Economic history. Chisumbanje Ethanol Plant: Institutional frameworks and implications for land use of public private sector development initiatives in the rural. Chisumbanje Ethanol Plant: Zimbabwe’s milestone: The resumption of operations at the Chisumbanje Ethanol Plant and the subsequent uptake of the E The Chisumbanje Ethanol Project is a national project of great strategic importance where ethanol is produced from sugarcane. The project.

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These are some of the issues which convince me and Gutter that the way this project was conceived, designed and implemented prjoect the basic principles of commerce.

Mutambara Report on Chisumbanje Ethanol Project – Nehanda Radio

The two sets of recommendations must be implemented concurrently and immediately. Zanu PF candidates in door-to-door campaign. Green Fuel ropes in JOC to supress villagers. Their chisuumbanje is largely agricultural with the most common crops being maize, millet ,rapoko, cotton and sugarcane.

Teachers demand Ncube resignation. The company must strive to raise their overall local employment equity.

Inthe Research Station confirmed a potential 40, hectares of irrigable soils and, thereafter, the Chisumbanje Development Company Pvt Ltd was registered in to promote the mandate of irrigation and development on ethanoo 40, hectares. ARDA was given ownership over a number of properties around Zimbabwe and entered into lease agreements with the Local Rural District Councils over others and began to develop and farm the land in line with its mandate.



While we appreciate that resolving the business issues leading to the running of the plant will make it easier, and less financially burdensome for the Company to address the social concerns, it is our unyielding conviction that not only has the company got the requisite resources, it has a legal and moral obligation to address the concerns of the communities, immediately.

Other social safety nets and facilities designed to accord the displaced ethannol sustainable means of livelihood must be developed and provided. The Project must take cognizance of the fact that households will have livestock and thus mechanism of coexistence with this reality must be put in place.

Do you consult locals before or after commencing a project of this magnitude?

Arda chairman Basil Nyabadza told the businessdaily that Green Fuel —the only company presently licensed to produce ethanol for fuel purposes was embarking on the land increase programme to surpass its million litres per annum capacity. I have bookmarked to my favourites added to my bookmarks.

Long term and sustainable solutions should be found to these issues based on a thorough and technical analysis of the problems instead of politicizing the issue. February 21, at 4: All payments to these farmers are effected through ARDA. Carmon February 21, at 4: Chipinge District Populated places in Chisuumbanje Province. Mutambara moots political comeback.

This would projrct the involvement of Treasury in these discussions given the linkage with duties and other taxes that can be used as incentives. In fact, with the correct pricing of ethanol and effective marketing there might be no need for mandatory blending.


This full report outlining the work and recommendations of the Inter-Ministerial Committee was adopted by Cabinet on the 18th of September In fact, blending logistics must be rapidly chisumbanjr for fuel coming through all the different entrance points into the country, be it by road, rail or pipeline. All the recommendations to resolve the social and community issues must be implemented with urgency. The Chisumbanje Ethanol Project is an enterprise of strategic and national importance, which has the potential to be the nucleus for the development of an ethanol industrial cluster.

It is unfortunate that some of these crops were insensitively ploughed down by the Company. Traditional leaders defy Zec order on voter registration slips.

Chisumbanje ethanol project set to restart

By using this site, sthanol agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The Company should immediately relocate the outstanding households who have not been relocated on irrigated land. Consequently, the price of 85c a litre of ethanol being suggested is just a starting point.

A total compensation of US20 Furthermore ethanol technology and quality has improved since then, and so has car technology towards compatibility with ethanol blends.

How many times is Greenfuels going to restart?