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Functions

  • Develop a facilitative policy and regulatory framework for Sugar sub-sector;
  • Registration and licensing of value chain actors;
  • Surveillance along border ports and sugarcane growing areas;
  • Inspection of nursery operators, dealers, processors, Importers, exporters and other stakeholders;
  • Capacity build County Government staff and other stakeholders on sugarcane requirements for registration, licensing, standards and the industry code of practice;
  • Keep records of contracted growers; and
  • Recommend general industry agreements between farmers, millers and importers of sugar and sugar by-products.

Licences issued by the Department

NoCategoryRequirements
1. Millers Licence  
2. Sugar import license  
4. Molasses permit  
5. Registration of Growers Association