Agriculture and Agro-processing Sectors Projects

ETHANOL MANUFACTURING IMPACT INVESTMENT - Private Project
Promoter        

The Chief Executive Officer, Ethanol Company Limited (ETHCO) , P O Box 50, Dwangwa, Malawi • Tel: +265 (0) 1 295 225/ +265 (0) 1 295 200 Fax: +265 (0) 1 295 416 • Mobile: +265 (0) 882 728 899/ +265 (0) 999 958 899.  
Email: lchakaniza@ethanolmw.com

Sector/Industry

Agro-Manufacturing - (Bio Fuels) and Spirits

Project Location

The project will be implemented within the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Mphonde in Nkhotakota district.   

Project Description
The project encompasses the development of 2,000ha of irrigated sugarcane schemes by the local communities to secure approximately 200,000 tonnes of sugarcane on a sustainable basis to be processed to produce sugarcane juice or syrup as a feedstock for EthCo's ethanol distillery.  

Actions Required/ Implementation Arrangements/ Contract Type
The project seeks financiers/equity partners.  Shareholding on the distillery can also be discussed.

Availability of Pre-Feasibility Studies, Feasibility Studies, and other Studies
The following study activities related to the project have been completed
•    Initial Scoping Study
•    Prefeasibility Study
•    Bankable Feasibility Study
•    ESIA and certificates awarded by DEA

Estimated Cost of the Project
The estimated cost is US$25 million.