• Kingston

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  • Groves

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  • Brussels

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  • Simunye

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  • Réduit

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  • Brisbane

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  • Lautoka

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About the ACP Sugar Research Programme

Récolte Cassite

The ACP sugar research Programme provides solutions to the sugar industry in ACP countries, by responding to a selected number of clearly identified technological challenges that hamper the sugarcane sector's performance. A total of thirteen research and innovation projects are implemented under the Programme, covering three distinctive areas of research: (cane varieties, costs and losses cuttings).

This project is funded by the European Union (Europe Aid/DEVCO).

The operation of the SRP

The Coordinating Unit

The Coordinating Unit will assist the Secretariat of the ACP Group to ensure that: all eleven research projects are effectively implemented, with a results oriented focus, to achieve the goals of improving sector competitiveness among ACP cane sugar producer countries;

The Programme gouvernance

The Steering Committee will be responsible for the programme's overall guidance, approving yearly work programmes and deciding upon unallocated funds. It will ensure that research programme and projects are generally coherent and that their purposes are consistent with the goals pursued under the amsp. It will examine, discuss and agree progress reports.