Deal #5355

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Gulu, Uganda

Target country
Uganda

Location #2

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Hoima, Uganda

Target country
Uganda

Location #3

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Arua, Uganda

Target country
Uganda

Land area

Comment on land area
contract farmers only

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Non-food agricultural commodities

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2014] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
Alliance One took over leaf growing operations from BATU

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2015] In operation (production)

Contract farming

Contract farming
Yes
Not on leased / purchased area (out-grower)
Yes
Not on leased / purchased farmers (out-grower)
20000

Number of total jobs created

Jobs created (total)
Yes

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Data source #1

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2014-10-06
Comment on data source
Tobacco Reporter- AOI to enter Uganda

Data source #3

Data source type
Company sources
File
Date
2015-04-08
Comment on data source
Alliance One Tobacco Uganda off to an excellent start

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2014-09-01
Comment on data source
Tobacco Journal International- BAT to buy Ugandan tobacco from Alliance One

Data source #5

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2014-09-01
Comment on data source
Daily Monitor- BATU cedes leaf operations to new tobacco company

Data source #6

Data source type
Media report
File
Comment on data source
BAT halts buying tobacco leaf from farmers

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Capacity Building

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Tobacco

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Comment on use of produce
Selling to British American Tobacco (BAT) local subsidiary in Uganda

Overall comment

Overall comment
Alliance One took over leaf growing operations from BATU

Nov. 25, 2016, 1:16 p.m.

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