Deal #7203

Location #1

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Location
Tororo, Uganda

Latitude
0.618864
Longitude
34.159329
Target country
Uganda

Land area

Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2013, current] 971

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
[2013, current] Industry (971 ha)

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease
Exploitation permit / license / concession (for mineral resources)
Comment on nature of the deal
The investment is operating under Leasehold for 600 acres and also attained a license for 1,800 acres offered by the government through the from National Livestock Resource Research Institute (NALIRRI)

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2013, current] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2014, current] In operation (production)

Leasing fees

Annual leasing fee currency
Uganda Shilling
Comment on leasing fees
The investment is paying an annual leasing fee 86,485,000 UShs per acre (approximately 23,500US Dollars)

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Contract #1

Contract date
2013
Duration of the agreement (in years)
21

Number of total jobs created

Jobs created (total)
Yes
Planned number of jobs (total)
4092
Planned employees (total)
3000
Planned daily/seasonal workers (total)
1092
Current number of jobs (total)
1092
Current number of employees (total)
1092

Number of jobs for foreigners created

Jobs created (foreign)
Yes
Planned number of jobs (foreign)
292
Planned employees (foreign)
200
Planned daily/seasonal workers (foreign)
92
Current number of jobs (foreign)
92
Current number of employees (foreign)
92
Current number of daily/seasonal workers (foreign)
92

Number of domestic jobs created

Jobs created (domestic)
Yes
Planned number of jobs (domestic)
3800
Planned employees (domestic)
2800
Planned daily/seasonal workers (domestic)
1000
Current number of jobs (domestic)
1000
Current number of employees (domestic)
1000
Current number of daily/seasonal workers (domestic)
1000

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Data source #1

Data source type
Company sources
Publication title
Sukulu
Date
2019-10-01
Includes in-country-verified information
Yes

Data source #2

Data source type
Personal information
File
Date
2019-05-14

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
Publication title
President Commissions Tororo Sukulu Phosphate Project
Date
2018-10-24

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)
Comment on consultation of local community
Prior and Informed consent was sought from the community, a "disturbance allownace" of 500,000 UShs (approximately $150) was paid for community members that attended the consultation meetings in Tororo.

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Consent

Presence of land conflicts

Presence of land conflicts
No

Displacement of people

Displacement of people
Yes
Number of households actually displaced
112
Number of people facing displacement once project is fully implemented
1612
Comment on displacement of people
112 Families Relocated and 1500 are expected to be displaced.

Negative impacts for local communities

Negative impacts for local communities
Displacement

Materialized benefits for local communities

Materialized benefits for local communities
Education
Financial Support
Comment on materialized benefits for local communities
The Investment has donated $300,000 towards the reconstruction of Lyolwa Technical School, Donated $43,000 to St. Jim High School, $8,600 to Kaihongbosa Community Church, $4,000 to refurbish old school buildings.

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
State
Community
Comment on former land owner
600 acres belonged to the local community and is currently under lease, while 1,800 acres was owned by the state through the National Livestock Resource Research Institute (NaLIRRI)

Former land use

Former land use
Smallholder agriculture
Other
Comment on former land use
NaLIRRI conducted animal disease research on the land that was acquired by the investment.

Former land cover

Former land cover
Cropland
Pasture

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Resources area
Phosphorous
Comment on resources
Sulphiric Acid, Steel and Glass are other resources being produced by the Investment.

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Processing facilities / production infrastructure of the project (e.g. oil mill, ethanol distillery, biomass power plant etc.)
Sukulu Phosphate Industry is part of the Investments in this Industrial Park.

Source of water extraction

Source of water extraction
Groundwater

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