The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: NEMA Endorses Busia Sugar Factory

The National Environmental Management Authority has given the go-ahead for the construction of a sugar factory in Busia county. The construction of Busia Sugar Factory will start in the next 10 weeks at Busibwabo Location.

Africa Polysack has been given the greenlight to start the sugar firm after meeting conditions set out up by Oligerm Holdings, an enviromental assessment body. Oligerm director Charles Mbara yesterday told residents and stakeholders at Busibwabo market that Polysack has been given a licence to start building the plant. Polysack human resource manager John Milimu said the Sh18.5 billion factory will produce 1,000 tones of sugar a month.

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