- Hargetti Deneba Sugarcane Out Growers Associations Inaugurates Building
Kessem Sugar Factroy paid more than 9.6 Million Birr to pastoralist sugarcane out growers of Awash Fentaele District. Hargetti Deneba Sugarcane Out Growers Association PLC has innagurated its building constructed at a cost of more than six Million Birr.
11 sugarcane outgrowers associations have been organized as sugarcane outgrowers at Kessem Sugar Factory among which five of them which have 397 members have get paid over 6 Million Birr from the Factory. The paid amout is to the sugarcane the associations had deliverd to the factory in 2015/16, it was learnt.
On the occasion Factory General Manager Ato Tegenu Genamo said working hard makes the sugarcane outgrowers fruitful and urged other associations to follow suit.
Benefiting pastoralists on their part expressed their gratitude to the Factory which has drafted a workable strategy to their financial benefit.
Kessem Sugar Factory has prepared irrigable land as well as seed and given to the pastoralist sugarcane out growers in addition to its persistent professional and technical support, the report sent from Public Relations Office of the Factory has indicated.
In related development, Hargetti Deneba Sugarcane Out Growers Association PLC has inaugurated its building built at a cost of more than six Million Birr on May 20, 2017.
The multi-service building has different facilities such as rooms for offices, meeting hall and general store, the report of the Office has also added.
Hargetti-Deneba Sugarcane Out Growers Association PLC is growing sugarcane on 800 hectares of land and delivers it to Wonji Shoa Sugar Factory.
During the inauguration ceremony, members of the association with good performance have been awarded with certificates, it is disclosed.