Deal #4189

Location #1

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Coordinates
Location
Mbale, Uganda

Latitude
1.0780965
Longitude
34.15003
Facility name
Mbale Industrial Park
Target country
Uganda

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
250.0
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2008] 250

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Agriculture unspecified, Industry
Comment on intention of investment
industrial park

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Outright Purchase

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2008] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2013] Startup phase (no production)

Purchase price

Purchase price
6703699400
Purchase price currency
Uganda Shilling
Purchase price area type
for specified area
Purchase price area
250

Number of total jobs created

Jobs created (total)
Yes
Planned number of jobs (total)
3500

Operating company

Name of investment project
Mbale Industrial Park

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Company sources
File
Date
2013-01-01

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2009-04-21

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-02-27

Consultation of local community

Community consultation
Limited consultation
Comment on consultation of local community
delayed, involuntary consultation

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Rejection
Comment on community reaction
people are ready to leave the land if they are compensated

Displacement of people

Number of people actually displaced
301

Promised or received compensation

Promised compensation (e.g. for damages or resettlements)
4500000000 USh promised - not yet paid

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
Private (large-scale farm)
Community
Comment on former land owner
land was owned by Bugisu Cooperative Union Ltd. and the residents of Masinda village contend that they are the bonafide owners

Former land use

Former land use
Other
Comment on former land use
ancestral land

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