Project description

The study had been implemented within the framework of the Sugar sector support program of Côte d’Ivoire.

The program has two main components:

  • Implementation of a stable land ownership framework in order to secure the development of sugarcane production;
  • Specific development actions devoted to support small-growers’ sugarcane production that target roads infrastructures development, crop husbandry and a better organization of small-growers’ production.

Services provided

The study was conducted in three phases (documentary, field and final phase) and focused on the following aspects:

  • Diagnosis of the current pricing of outgrowers’ sugar cane;
  • Design of a mechanism for setting the price of outgrowers’ canes (proposal of mechanisms and pricing key factors);
  • Feasibility study for implementing a quality-based payment system;
  • Proposals to reorganize sugar cane harvest from outgrowers’ and private producers’ farms;
  • Pre-feasibility study for setting harvesting platforms receiving outgrower’s and private producers’ sugar canes.

CA 17 international provided:

  • One international Sugar Cane expert, Team Leader,
  • One national expert, technician specialist of agro-industrial sugar complexes.

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  • Time period

    February to June 2012

  • Men - months

    2,04 M-M

  • Customer

    European Union Delegation

  • Donors

    European Union

  • Budget

    0 à 500 000€