Organisation Staatsbedrijf Alliance (SBA)
Country Suriname
Last update : 06/12/2018
Address Letitia Vriesdelaan 8-12 , Paramaribo  
Telephone +597 8639660
Mandate Production of goods; industry
Scope 3. National
Type (Semi)-Governmental
Summary Staatsbedrijf Alliance ("State company Alliance") is a citrus production company
Description  State company Alliance is named after a former sugar plantation, located at the Matapica Creek on the right bank of the Commewijne river, in Suriname, Commewijne.

The sugar plantation was bought by the Government of Suriname in 1953 from A.Shields and with this purchase, nine plantations were merged together: Constantia, Alliance, Sporksgift, De Jonge Bijenkorf, Vlaardingen, Zonnebloem, Catharina's Burg, Lodewijksburg, Nieuw Acconaribo. In 1973 the state declared by law that plantation Alliance is incorporated in "Landsbedrijven Verordening" (G:B:1971No181)

The main objective is to commercially grow citrus and other agricultural products, while trying out new crops and agricultural methods. The results gathered from the fields must be available for the agriculture community
1.1 Socio- economic Sector (OECD) 150 Government and civil society
311 Agriculture
332 Tourism
1.4 Target group(s) 1. Local communities
4. Research community
2.1 Production System 1. Mono-culture
Irrigated system
Rainfed system
2.3 Commodity group Food crops
2.4 Food Crops Citrus (Citrus)
Coconut (Cocos)
Sweet Potato (Ipomoea)
2.5a Agro-Ecology: Thermal zone 1: Tropical
2.5b Agro-ecology: Altitude zone Lowlands
2.5c Agro-Ecology: Moisture zone 3. Humid
7.1 Suriname-Districts Commewijne
Relation Organisation Country
Member of Network organisation details Food & Nutrition Security-Suriname netwerk Suriname
Person Function(s) Country
person details Ms. Sui San Lo Kim Lin (FNS-Suriname, SBA) Manager Suriname
person details Faizel Kurban (FNS-Suriname, SBA) (Exec.) Director Suriname