Deal history comparison #1958

Previous version (120474)

Selected version (120705)

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Rakai, Rakai town, Uganda

Target country
Uganda
Comment on location
Sango Bay, Rakai District.

Location #1

Location
Mabira Forest

Target country
Uganda
Comment on location
Mabira Forest

Location #2

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Rakai, Rakai town, Uganda

Target country
Uganda
Comment on location
Sango Bay, Rakai District.

Location #3

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Rakai, Rakai town, Uganda

Target country
Uganda
Comment on location
Sango Bay, Rakai District.

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
7,100
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
7,100
Comment on land area
Originally in Mabira Forest, but opposition forced to come up with alternative on old sugar plantation land.

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Biofuels

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
Failed (Negotiations failed)
Comment on negotiation status
The company is the majority shareholder in SCOUL (Sugar Corporation of Uganda Ltd), holding >11000ha. This company has been in operation since 1924.

Operating company

Operating company
Comment on investment chain
The Metha Group is the main shareholder of the Sugar Corporation of Uganda Ltd, which it established in 1924.

Operating company

Operating company
Comment on investment chain
The Metha Group is the main shareholder of the Sugar Corporation of Uganda Ltd, which it established in 1924.

Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #2

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File

Data source #1

Data source type
Media report

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #5

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Oil Palm, Sugar Cane

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
AGF (Agrofuel production);POL (Palm oil production)

Overall comment

Overall comment
Import of error check - Coordinator's overview comment: 0 Import of other remarks regarding the investment: Land is one third of national forests; deal stopped after opposition from environmentalists, public