Deal #7148

Location #1

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Coordinates
Location
Kilak, Uganda

Latitude
2.870713
Longitude
31.679230
Facility name
Omer Farm
Target country
Uganda

Land area

Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
2428

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Food crops

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease
Comment on nature of the deal
This Deal is a Partnership between MR. Randy Sohnchen and the family of the Late Yocani Ojwang with each party owning 50% shares respectively.

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2014] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2015] In operation (production)

Contract #1

Contract number
800100042091116
Contract date
2014-06-17

Operating company

Name of investment project
Omer Farm

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
Publication title
Investor introduces GPS operated faring method in northern Uganda, as leaders call for more investors of his kind.
Date
2016-04-05

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
Publication title
Crop theft frustrates commercial farmers in Nwoya Amuru districts
Date
2018-02-28

Recognitions status of community land tenure

Recognition status of community land tenure
Indigenous Peoples traditional or customary rights recognized by government

Consultation of local community

Community consultation
Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC)

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Consent

Presence of land conflicts

Presence of land conflicts
No

Displacement of people

Displacement of people
No

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Productive infrastructure (e.g. irrigation, tractors, machinery...)
Capacity Building

Materialized benefits for local communities

Materialized benefits for local communities
Productive infrastructure (e.g. irrigation, tractors, machinery...)
Capacity Building

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
Private (smallholders)

Former land use

Former land use
Smallholder agriculture

Former land cover

Former land cover
Pasture

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Corn (Maize), Rice

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
No

Source of water extraction

Source of water extraction
Groundwater

Overall comment

Overall comment
What makes this investment unique is that the landowner invited the investor to conduct crop production on his land, emphasizing mutual understanding and agreement between both parties.

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