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Historical Studies: Sugar: Government Resources: Library Guide: African countries

Bibliographic and online government documents for the 2015 History research project on sugar.


The Kenya Sugar Board (KSB) is the regulatory body of the Sugar Industry, established on 1st April, 2002, under the Sugar Act 2001, succeeding the defunct Kenya Sugar Authority.

Kenya industry strategic plan, 2010-2014

Monitoring African Food and Agricultural Policies. Analysis of incentives and disincentives for sugar in Kenya. Rome : FAO, 2013.

Government of Kenya. National adaptation strategy for the sugar industry in Kenya : final, 2007. 

Review of the policy, legal, and regulatory framework for the sugar sub-sector in Kenya :   a case study of governance controversies affecting the sub-sector /    Nairobi :   Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission,   [2010] G 6762 E.KACC.10.REVI 

Kenya. Dept. of Agriculture.    Department of Agriculture annual report, 1929-1938, 1945-1962 (v.1),1965-1968. Colony and Protectorate of Kenya.    Nairobi :   Government Press, [1920?-1969?]. G 6762 ED.AGRI

Kenya. Committee on the Organization of Agriculture.    Report of the Committee on the Organization of Agriculture /    Nairobi :   Government Printer,   1960. G 6762 E.AGRI.60.REPO


National adaptation strategy :   in response to the EU sugar sector reforms.    Mbabane, [Swaziland] :   Ministry of Economic Planning and Development,   2006. G 6872 E.PLAN.06.NATI


"The Sugar Board of Tanzania (SBT) is under the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives.  SBT was established under section 3 of the Sugar Industry Act No. 26 of 2001 which came into operation on 1st July 2003 vide Government Notice. No 329 of 5th July 2002.

The Act was however revised in 2009.  Under the revised Act, SBT is now a regulatory and licensing body of the sugar industry financed by the government and from own sources.  The Board is also responsible for sustainable development of the country’s sugar industry as well as achievement of sugar self sufficiency and promotion of export."

Nkonya, N. & Barreiro-Hurle, J. 2012. Analysis of incentives and disincentives for sugar in the United Republic
of Tanzania.
Technical notes series, MAFAP, FAO, Rome.

Amrouk, El Mamoun, Manitra A. Rakotoarisoa, and Kaison Chang. Structural changes in the sugar market and implications for sugarcane smallholders in developing countries : country case studies for Ethiopia and the United Republic of Tanzania. Rome : Trade and Markets Division Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2013. (FAO Commodity and Trade Policy Working Paper No. 37)


"The SADC Protocol on Trade includes special agreements for products or industries from the region that are 'sensitive' to external market forces, including artificially low market prices. The Sugar Agreement (Annex VII) includes measures intended to increase co-operation and support for regional sugar producers."