Kenya & Uganda – Sugar Project Study


In 2014 HVA International was contracted to study 4 sites in view of establishing green sugar projects. The preselected locations require more detailed studies related to water availability, draining the swamp, and land ownership before the best site can be selected and further full feasibility study prepared .

Kenya – Integrated Sugar Project Study


In 2012 HVA International was requested to update their feasibility study (final report in 2008) on the Tana Integrated Sugar Project ( TISP ). Mumias Sugar Company in Kenya, the owner of the study for an integrated sugar production, energy generating and alcohol production unit, aiming at a 10,000 TCD factory for about 20,000 ha sugarcane land. The energy production is based on a more energy efficient sugar mill, saving bagasse which is used to generate surplus electricity. Molasses – the other major by-product – is fermented and the alcohol prepared for direct sales.


HVA has more than a century of accumulated experience in worldwide agricultural and agro-industrial development. Building on its experience and expertise in developing and managing its own integrated tea, sugar, oil palm, rubber, cassava and natural fibre operations, HVA International was established as a full-service consultancy and management firm in 1959. Since then HVA International has diversified its activities into other crops and sub-sectors such as dairy and poultry production, providing its services to a wide range of projects for private clients, government and parastatal organisations or funded by international development agencies.
HVA International specialises in providing technical assistance, consultancy services and management for projects in the following sectors:
  Livestock production
  Crop production
Many projects executed by HVA International are integrated, including primary production and processing. An overview of HVA International’s capabilities in these sectors is presented below:
  Farm advisory and support services
 • Applied field research and extension
  • Outgrower schemes of integrated agro-industrial projects
  • Milk collection schemes
  • Artificial insemination services
  • Input supply and rural credit
  • Marketing
Farm projects
 • Medium scale market-oriented crop and livestock production
  • Commercial farming (dairy, beef fattening, mixed farming, field crops)
Integrated agro-industrial projects
  • Sugar, tea, oil palm, vegetable oil
  • Dairy, poultry, feed mills
  • Privatisation and restructuring
  • Management

HVA International is specialised in full-service implementation and management of projects in the agricultural, livestock and agro & food processing sectors.