Deal #3154

Location #1

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Administrative region
Location
Central Region, Uganda

Target country
Uganda
Comment on location
Spread over 3 farms- central Uganda

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
270
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2000] 270

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Food crops

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2000] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2000] In operation (production)

Contract farming

Contract farming
Yes
Not on leased / purchased area (out-grower)
Yes
Comment on contract farming
Originally 90% of Icemark’s produce was sourced from its chain of small scale out-growers. The company began to establish its own farms, and now sources 60% of produce from small scale out-growers.

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Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File

Data source #2

Data source type
Other (Please specify in comment field)
File
Comment on data source
Agribusiness Directory- Icemark-Africa Ltd

Data source #3

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2011-05-06
Comment on data source
Food safety for whom? Corporate wealth vs people’s health

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2014-11-08
Comment on data source
The East African- New rules for chilli exports after pest attack

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Fruit (unspecified), Vegetables (unspecified)

Use of produce

Has export
Yes
Comment on use of produce
Exported to Europe. "Largest exporter of fresh fruits and vegetables from Uganda, with three flights a week delivering products to Europe" (2011).

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