Over the last 14 years Agricane has been involved in the implementation of some of the largest agricultural development projects in southern and central Africa and completed assignments in the following:-
PROJECT MANAGEMENT (EPCM) CONTRACTS
XINAVANE EXPANSION, Mozambique (2006 – 2013)
Contracted as the AGRICULTURAL PROJECT MANAGERS to develop 11,000 ha of new irrigated sugar cane production over a period of 7 years at Tongaat Hulett's Xinavane Estate in Southern Mozambique. Responsible for project costs of over $ 90 million.
PHATA Phase 1 & 2, Malawi (2012 – ongoing)
Undertook to survey, design and supervise construction of this 750ha small-holder irrigated scheme on behalf of its members using EU funding arranged through Agricane Malawi.
ADDAX Bio-Energy Project, Sierra Leone (2010 – 2014)
Contracted as the Agricultural Project Managers to design and manage the development of 10,000ha of irrigated sugarcane for ethanol and power generation over a period of 4 years. Budget of $100million
FLOUR MILLS NIGERIA, Nigeria (2015 – ongoing)
Survey, design and implementation on Sunti Estate of a 400ha furrow irrigated block using GPS Controlled Land Forming system in the Niger Delta. Survey, design and drainage of over 4,000ha of pivot and MDL irrigation. Design, implementation and management of a GIS tracking all development activities, costs and personnel.
YAGABA ESTATE, Ghana (2014-15)
Survey, setting out and development of 400ha mixed irrigation system covering pivots, sprinklers and paddy rice section. Built a night storage reservoir, roads and the fully estate drainage system.
BABATOR, Ghana (2014-2016)
Survey and construction of air survey marks for a 12000ha aerial mapping project for AgDevCo and now an EPCM for its construction
NCHALO ESTATE, Malawi (2002-2014)
Survey, design and supervision of a 1,600ha yearly GPS controlled precision Land Forming programme.
GREEN BELT INITIATIVE, Malawi, (2012 – 2015)
Contracted to survey, design and supervise the construction of 530 ha of a new centre pivot irrigated pilot project under the Presidential Green Belt initiative in Salima, Malawi. Funded by Government of Malawi.
MAZABUKA CANE GROWERS TRUST - MAGOBBO DEVELOPMENT, Zambia (2010)
Contracted to provide an EPCM for this 430ha furrow irrigated small scale famer development funded by the EU.
SANDE IRRIGATION DEVELOPMENT, Malawi (2008 -2009)
Feasibility soils, topological and EIA surveys, irrigation designs, tender for supplies of irrigation and earth moving and land preparation equipment, supervision of construction of 700ha of centre pivot irrigation for sugar cane in the Lower Shire Valley.
KAOMBE IRRIGATION PROJECT, Malawi (2009 - ongoing)
Feasibility soils, topological and EIA surveys, irrigation designs, tender for supplies of irrigation and earth moving and land preparation equipment, supervision of construction of 800ha of centre pivot irrigation for sugar cane in the Lower Shire Valley.
ZAMBIA SUGAR – Zambia (2007-2009)
Survey of a 42km pipeline and canal bulk water system. Survey, design and drainage of 3000ha agricultural expansion project and precision land forming.
IRRIGATION AND RURAL LIVELIHOODS AND AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT, Malawi (2008-2012)
Contracted to survey, design and supervise the construction of 800 ha of new small-scale gravity fed irrigation schemes and rehabilitation of 700ha of existing gravity irrigated rice schemes in Southern Malawi. Funded by World Bank and IFAD.
XINAVANE SMALL GROWERS, Mozambique ( 2007– 2010 )
Contracted by Acucareira de Xinavane as EPCM to design and develop of a total of 1,600ha of various expansions to Maguiguane and Macuvulane small-grower schemes and new development of the 3 de Feveiro small-grower land.
SMALL HOLDER IRRIGATION PROJECT (SHiP), Malawi (2005 - 2008)
Contracted to survey, design and supervise construction of the development of 980ha of small-scale irrigation schemes in the Lower Shire Valley funded by the AfDB.
NCHALO ESTATE, Malawi (2006 -2009)
Contracted to provide survey and design services for the conversion of approximately 8,000ha of portable sprinkler irrigation to furrow irrigation systems.
KAGERA ESTATE, Tanzania (2004 – 2006)
Contracted to backwardly integrate the drainage requirements and re-design the haulage routing for the 10,000ha centre pivot irrigated sugar cane development.
KASINTHULA Small Holder Project, Malawi (1997 – 2000)
Designed and Developed the first two phases of the 1200ha of furrow irrigation at Kasinthula in the Lower Shire Valley. This is a scheme initiated by Illovo Sugar with the idea that it will be totally controlled by Small Growers.
MARROMEU Development, Mozambique (1997 – 2002)
Tasked to redevelop 11,000ha of Irrigated and Dryland sugarcane for Compania de Sena. This entailed the complete costing, design and engineering package for all aspects of the rehabilitation and development including irrigation, roads, bulk water systems, drainage, precision land forming and all other land preparation procedures up to ridging in readiness for planting. Project budget of $70million.