Cence Collaborative (Association Incorporated under Section 21)

Pre-Feasibility: Ethanol Production from Sweet Sorghum to Support the Comprehensive Rural Development Program in South Africa

The project was focused toward assessing the conversion of sweet sorghum biomass to ethanol and other derivatives. It assessed the full value chain from the primary production of sweet sorghum, to harvesting and logistics, to processing, conversion, marketing and distribution of shelf-stable bio-energy products.

Project Developer

Cence Collaborative


South Africa, Eastern Cape Province

Total Project Budget

EUR 164 018

EEP Africa Financing

EUR 142 154




Feasibility study

Project Period

2012 - 2013