Deal #4481

Location #1

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Administrative region
Location
Wakiso, Uganda

Target country
Uganda
Comment on location
Lwabiyata

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
200.0
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2011, current] 200
Size in operation (production, in ha)
[current] 0
Comment on land area
Another source states four-square mile.

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
[2011, current] Agriculture unspecified (200 ha)
Comment on intention of investment
Sugar Factory

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2011] Concluded (Contract signed)
[2012, current] Failed (Contract cancelled)
Comment on negotiation status
President Museveni stopped the contract due to the evictions the project would have caused. The investor was told to look for land elsewhere.

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2011, current] Project not started

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Number of total jobs created

Jobs created (total)
Yes
Planned number of jobs (total)
30000

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Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2012-04-23
Comment on data source
Page 3, Received from Martin Ostermeier

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
Publication title
Museveni blocks Shs96 billion sugar project in Nakasongola
Date
2012-04-23

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
Publication title
Museveni's double standards
Date
2012-05-06

Recognitions status of community land tenure

Recognition status of community land tenure
Community traditional or customary rights recognized by government
Comment on recognitions status of community land tenure
private mailo land

Consultation of local community

Community consultation
Not consulted
Comment on consultation of local community
They just received eviction notices.

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Rejection
Comment on community reaction
threats by 300 residents of the affected area to pitch camp at State House Entebbe in protest of their impending eviction without compensation

Displacement of people

Displacement of people
Yes
Number of people facing displacement once project is fully implemented
3000

Negative impacts for local communities

Negative impacts for local communities
Displacement

Promised or received compensation

Promised compensation (e.g. for damages or resettlements)
No compensation

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
Land for sugar factory, produce from #4165. sugar production with the capacity of 2,500 tons per day.

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