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Deal #1950

Location #1

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Country
Location
Uganda

Target country
Uganda
Comment on location
No location information

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
840127
Comment on land area
Egyptian government announced Monday that it would be sending a committee to assess farmland in Uganda to grow wheat to then import back into Egypt.

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Food crops

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2010] Intended (Expression of interest)

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Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2009-11-07
Comment on data source
The Independent- UN attempts to slow the new scramble for Africa

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2010-10-04
Comment on data source
Farmland Grab- Are they appropriate agricultural investments or 'land grabs'? Depends on who you ask

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Productive infrastructure (e.g. irrigation, tractors, machinery...)

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Wheat

Use of produce

Has export
Yes
Export
100

How much water is extracted?

Comment on how much water is extracted
EGY

Overall comment

Overall comment
Ugandan officials denied knowledge of deal; land is 2.2% of Uganda's total land. Hoped to be done through small-scale agriculture.

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