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Cane Sugar

By Raphael Kaplinsky
ISBN: 9781853390159
Assessing the choice of technology for small scale sugar production, and its economic and social viability, this book will interest those responsible for sugar development, industry decision makers, non-governmental organizations, and appropriate technology organizations.

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  • Synopsis
    Assessing the choice of technology for small scale sugar production, and its economic and social viability, this book will interest those responsible for sugar development, industry decision makers, non-governmental organizations, and appropriate technology organizations. Proceeding of a joint ITDG/IDS conference, 10-11 September 15/12/1987
  • Table of Contents
    PREFACE
    PART ONE:
    SUMMARY OF CONTENTS 3
    PART TWO:
    SECTION A: INTRODUCTION
    1. Overview 17
    SECTION B: CANE SUGAR TECHNOLOGY
    2. Introduction to processing techniques 27
    3. The history and development of the technology 30
    SECTION C: THE GLOBAL CONTEXT
    4. The world sugar market 37
    5. The structure of world production and consumption 41
    SECTION D: THE ISSUE OF SCALE ECONOMIES
    6. Scale considerations in sugar production planning 53
    7. New cane extraction technology for small-scale factories 61
    8. Realizing scale economies 64
    SECTION E: IMPROVED OPEN PAN PRODUCTION - A DECADE
    OF EXPERIENCE
    9. Improvements in open pan sulphitation technology 71
    10. Economic viability of small-scale sugar production in Kenya 84
    11. Sugar policy in Kenya: A farmer's dilemma 94
    12. The Kabras experience: An exploratory socio-economic impact
    analysis of the West Kenya sugar factory 105
    13. West Kenya Sugar Company Ltd. 143
    SECTION F: POLICY IMPLICATIONS
    14. The sugar industry in developing countries : Import substitution,
    government policy and scale of production 151
    15. Policy and performance of the sugar industry in Kenya 169
    16. The future of small-scale sugar processing in Tanzania 174
    17. Incentives for increased cane production: Critical policy
    considerations for Kenya's sugar industry 178
    SECTION G: CONCLUSIONS
    18. Small-scale cane sugar processing: The way forward 183
    APPENDICES 201
    GLOSSARY 229
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    Author Raphael Kaplinsky
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    Number of Pages 244
    Format Paperback / softback
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