Deal #1962

Location #1

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Administrative region
Location
Kijunjubwa Road, Masindi, Uganda

Target country
Uganda

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
15540
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2010] 15540

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Livestock

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2010] Intended (Under negotiation)
[2010] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
In operation (production)

Operating company

Operating company
Name of investment project
Kiryana Ranch
Comment on investment chain
Mukwano got the land from Uganda Investment Authority, after Ziwa Ranchers, owned by aviation businessman commonly known as Captain Roy, allegedly failed to manage it in the last eight years since he took over from Uganda Livestock.

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2010-10-06
Comment on data source
600 Herdsmen Refuse to Vacate Kiryana Ranch

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Comment on data source
All Africa- Uganda: Museveni Blocks Libyan Ranch Deal

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2010-06-01
Comment on data source
New Vision- Mukwano fights herdsmen for land

Consultation of local community

Community consultation
Not consulted
Comment on consultation of local community
the herdsmen stopped Mukwano from opening up boundaries of the disputed land saying they are not informed of the new investor.

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Rejection
Comment on community reaction
Over 600 herdsmen in Masindi have refused to vacate Kiryana Ranch. Local communities have been accused of destroying company facilities.

Displacement of people

Number of people actually displaced
600
Comment on displacement of people
In February 2010, following a court order Mukwano unsuccessfully attempted to evict the herdsmen.

Promised or received compensation

Promised compensation (e.g. for damages or resettlements)
Local communities are demanding compensation.

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
Private (large-scale farm)
Comment on former land owner
Ziwa Ranchers, prior to that the ranch belonged to the government.

Former land use

Former land use
Commercial (large-scale) agriculture

Former land cover

Former land cover
Cropland

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Livestock area
Cattle

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
Yes

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