Omo Kuraz creates over 21,000 jobs

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Addis Ababa, 3 July 2014 (WIC) - The Omo Kuraz sugar project has so far created over 21,000 jobs for the local community. 
The project is found in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and People (SNNP) Regional State. It is a huge project where five sugar factories will be built.

The five sugar factories will have production capacity of 278,000 tons of sugar per annum each when they begin production.
“The project has so far created a total of 21,000 jobs for the local community,” public mobilization, compensation payment and rehabilitation head at the project, Asres Adaro told WIC.

Natives of Bodi, Mursi, Konso and Meanit tribes are among beneficiaries of the job opportunities, he said.
Omo Kuraz sugar development project is expected to create job opportunities for more than 300,000 peoples when the five sugar factories begin production, it was learnt.