Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Village-Meeting-in-Sanje-27MZIF3R9LC2.htmlConceptually similarVillage Meeting in SanjeGP0STOW8TCompleted★★★★Village Meeting in SanjeGP0STOW8SCompleted★★★★Village Meeting in SanjeGP0STOW8RCompleted★★★★Village Meeting in MngetaGP0STOW9YCompleted★★★★Village Meeting in MngetaGP0STOW9ZCompleted★★★★Motorcycling in Kilombero Plantations LimitedGP0STOWBBCompleted★★★★Water Sampling in Kilombero Plantations LimitedGP0STOWAPCompleted★★★★Water Sampling at Mngeta RiverGP0STOWB5Completed★★★★Village Meeting in MngetaGP0STOW9VCompleted★★★★View AllGP0STOW8UVillage Meeting in SanjeGreenpeace and partners meet with villagers and communities around Kilombero Sugar Company (KSC). They are reporting back about farming sugarcane and their dissatisfaction towards KSC. Glen Tyler, Susan Nakacwa and Erick Mhando from Greenpeace are present.KSC Ltd. is the largest sugar producer in Tanzania. KSC owns a 12,000 ha. plantation nucleus farm to the factories. Out of the total area, 9,562 ha. is currently planted to sugarcane. In addition to the cane produced on the nucleus farm, the KSC factories also purchase sugarcane grown by up to 8,000 registered out growers farming on a combined 14,600 ha. in the surrounding area, with an average farm size of under 2 ha. Majority of these out growers are small-scale farmers, although there is also a smaller number of medium sized and even large-scale commercial out growers supplying the KSC factories.Locations:Africa-Kilombero-Morogoro-Sanje-TanzaniaDate:6 Feb, 2015Credit:© Cheryl-Samantha Owen / GreenpeaceMaximum size:4256px X 2832pxKeywords:Day-Food for Life (campaign title)-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Men-Outdoors-Rural scenes-SAGE (campaign title)Shoot:Rice Farming in Tanzania Community visits to rice farmers in Tanzania.Kilombero Plantations Ltd (KPL) is a 5,818 hectare (ha) rice plantation located in the heart of the fertile Kilombero Valley, Tanzania. In addition to developing a large-scale rice farm, KPL works with local smallholder farmers through an outgrower model based on System of Rice Intensification (SRI) technologies. The investment project receives considerable financial and technical support from various development institutions including the UK Department for International Development (DfID) and USAID.1While KPL is often portrayed as a truly responsible investment venture, 2 villagers in the surrounding communities complain of adverse impacts on their livelihoods resulting from KPL’s acquisition of land.