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Deal #1958

Location #1

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Administrative region
Location
Rakai, Rakai town, Uganda

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

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
7100
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
7100
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 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

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

 

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Feb. 15, 2013, 5:03 p.m.

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