Dangote Sugar, Nigeria (2014-15)
Rehabilitation Works. Involved in the irrigation and fields rehabilitation project to resuscitate the 10,000ha estate in Adamawa State.
Coscharis Rice, Nigeria (2015 – ongoing)
Carried out soils, imagery and complete irrigation and land-forming design for the new 4000 ha flood irrigated rice scheme in Anambra State. Construction underway.
Flour Mills, Nigeria (2014 – ongoing)
Carrying out precision land forming, GIS sets up and new irrigation developments for this 7500 ha new sugar cane project in Niger State.
Rufij Rice Project, Tanzania (2015 – ongoing)
Carrying out the soils and feasibility studies for this 4000 ha paddy rice development in southern Tanzania.
Presscane & Ethco expansion projects (2015 -ongoing)
Carrying out the agricultural expansion for both of Malawi’s ethanol factories to source their own feedstock.
Due Diligence Study, Kafue Sugar, ZAMBIA (2013)
Carried out an assessment of the existing conditions and potential for the possible acquisition of this 7000 ha sugar enterprise on the Northern banks of the Kafue River.
Resource Analysis, NASHO DISTRICT, RWANDA (2012)
Contracted to undertake a resource study of the Nasho region in Western Rwanda to analyse the potential for sugar production from the lakes off the Akagera river system. This included soils, irrigation, logistics, climate and yield consideration.
Makandi Tea and Coffee Irrigation, APC, Malawi (1998)
Irrigation Consulting. Involved in the irrigation design and layout for this Thyolo based organisation in Malawi.
Tanganda Tea and Coffee Irrigation, Zimbabwe (1995-1998)
Irrigation Consulting. Involved in the irrigation design and layout of various sections of this Chipinge based organisation in Zimbabwe.
Kilombero Sugar Estate, Illovo , Tanzania (1998-1989)
Agricultural Consultants. Carried out the complete 5 year capital replacement programme for the Agricultural Development. Contracted to supply the technical services required to refurbish and expand on the present irrigation and drainage systems.
Mafambisse, Bowker / Sec 12 , Tongaat, Mocambique (1999)
Project Design and Planning. Carried out comprehensive soil and topographic surveys to enable an overall design and implementation programme for 800 ha of sugar cane rehabilitation. Around half of this will be overhead and the other half a furrow system of irrigation.
Lower Komati Basin Development Project , Swaziland (2000)
Sub-consultants to Stewart Scott Int. This is a project in Swaziland to utilise the water from the newly built Maguga Dam – annual yield for the project of 83 000 Ml. Work included soil analysis and selection, Land Use Planning, and providing a Framework for operations and management for approximately 7000 ha of irrigated small growers development in sugar.
Malawi Strategy Following EU Sugar Reforms – EU (2006)
Complete a study on the mitigation measures including expansion and improved competitiveness to counter the effects of the loss of the preferential market for sugar into EU.
Chokwe Rice Development, Moçambique– Mocfer SARL: (2006)
Carried out a preliminary study to design and cost for budget purposes the bulk water systems required to develop 13000 ha of rice from the existing canal system off the Limpopo River in Southern Moçambique.
Zambia Sugar Ltd, Mazabuka, Zambia – Illovo: (2006/7)
Commissioned to carry out the furrow and drainage elements of a Front End Package design and costing to develop 3200 ha of sugarcane for expansion to existing estate.
Zimbabwe Strategy Following EU Sugar Reforms – EU (2006/7)
Contracted to supply agronomy support for a study on the mitigation measures including expansion and improved competitiveness to counter the effects of the loss of the preferential market for sugar into EU.
Energem Bio-Fuels, Moçambique – (Oct 2008 – 2009)
Contracted to provided Consulting to develop 15 000 ha of Jatropha in Southern Moçambique. This includes Bush-clearing, Land Preparation, Agronomy, Planning and GIS operations.
Moçambique Reconnaisance Survey for BP to explore potential sites for in excess of 100,000ha developments of sugarcane to ethanol (2007-2008).
Contracted by BP Alternative Energy Division to identify areas in Moçambique where at least 100 000 ha could be developed to sugarcane over a period of around 20 years. This project should ultimately produce around 1 billion litres of ethanol per annum. The project required verifying the climate, the soils and water supplies are sufficiently adequate for a sustainable economic venture and understanding the associated social, environmental and infrastructural needs.
Borotou & Zuenoula Sugar Estates, Ivory Coast - (2009)
Contracted to carry out Due-diligence investigation and report for Olam International as to the viability, sustainability and expansion potential for these 2 estates.
Lomaz Sugar Project in Bindura, Zimbabwe (1995 – 1997)
Project Agricultural Consultants for Farmers and Tongaat Hulett Ltd Consulting to the project board on all aspects relating to the establishment of 8500 ha of commercial sugarcane grown by private farmers. Work included the production of a bankable viability report to source the funding required for the farmers, planning of irrigation and the cane haulage practices, the establishment of the 300 ha nursery.