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Private Sector Projects

PROJECT PROFILES: AGRI-BUSINESS
Sector:  Agro-Processing /Value Addition
Geographical Location: Kayunga District- Central Region
Project Description & Rationale / Objectives
Build s factory to produce juice and pulp from own-grown fruits and from fruits bought from other farmers.
Project Size: The factory is to be located on a 10-acre piece of land already procured, on Kampala – Kayunga road, 60km from Kampala
Proposed Procurement Process: Single Sourcing
Financing Amount & Structure Required: €uro 8,510,554 million | Partnership / Equity Financing


PROJECT PROFILES:INTEGRATED AGRICULTURAL PRODUCE-MARKETING & VALUE-ADDITION PARK
Sector: Agriculture
Geographical Location: Central Region
Project Description & Rationale / Objectives
The project will provide vital linkage in the Ugandan agricultural value-chain system right from the market sale of fresh agricultural produce through value-addition storage, processing and export marketing of the products.
Project Size: Approximately 50 acres of land. Value adding Industry in Agricultural produce.
Financing Amount & Structure Required: 38 Million US Dollars under a public private partnership (PPP)


PROJECT PROFILES: AGRI-BUSINESS
Sector: Agro-Processing /Value Addition
Geographical Location: Kayunga District- Central Region
Project Description & Rationale / Objectives:
Build s factory to produce juice and pulp from own-grown fruits and from fruits bought from other farmers.
Project Size: The factory is to be located on a 10-acre piece of land already procured, on Kampala – Kayunga road, 60km from Kampala
Financing Amount & Structure Required: €uro 8,510,554 million | Partnership / Equity Financing


PROJECT PROFILES: INTEGRATED AGRICULTURAL PRODUCE-MARKETING & VALUE-ADDITION PARK
Sector: Agriculture
Geographical Location: Central Region
Project Description & Rationale / Objectives: The project will provide vital linkage in the Ugandan agricultural value-chain system right from the market sale of fresh agricultural produce through value-addition storage, processing and export marketing of the products.
Project Size: Approximately 50 acres of land. Value adding Industry in Agricultural produce.
Financing Amount & Structure Required: 38 Million US Dollars under a public private partnership (PPP)


PROJECT PROFILES:  ESTABLISHMENT OF AN INSTANT COFFEE PLANT IN UGANDA
Sector: Agriculture
Geographical Location: Central Region
Project Description & Rationale / Objectives: The project will comprise of a state-of-the-art soluble coffee plant. The project aims to add value to Uganda’s coffee.
Project Size: Manufacture 4,000 tonnes of freeze dried and 1,000 tonnes of spray dried instant coffee per annum
Financing Amount & Structure Required: 57 Million US Dollars over a five year period.


PROJECT PROFILES: Dairy Feed Improvement Uganda
Sector: Agriculture
Geographical Location: Plot 9 Alokolum Rd, P.O. Box 193, Gulu, Uganda

Project Description & Rationale / Objectives: NutriMix Feeds Ltd. is a privately owned company producing livestock feeds in Uganda on a pilot basis since 2003. Rumeth International holds intellectual property rights on a dairy feed supplement proven to increase milk productivity and reduce carbon emissions per unit of product. NutriMix is seeking investment to install a full scale feed processing plant in northern Uganda that will serve the entire country under a CDM small-scale program of activities arrangement.


PROJECT PROFILES:  PROPOSED LUWEERO FRUIT PROCESSING PROJECT
Sector: Agriculture
Geographical Location: Kyenvunze Village- Luwero Industrial Park, Luweero Municipal Council
Project Description & Rationale / Objectives: Establish a multi-purpose fruit processing facility with the most suitable production systems and processing technology for fruit chopping, pulp extraction, evaporation, pasteurization, fruit drying and production of fresh juice.
Project Size: Solicited for and obtained a 10 acre piece of land from Luweero District Local Government
Financing Amount & Structure Required: USD 7,413,000


PROJECT PROFILES: PROPOSED LUWEERO FRUIT PROCESSING PROJECT
Sector: Agriculture
Geographical Location: Kyenvunze Village- Luwero Industrial Park, Luweero Municipal Council
Project Description & Rationale / Objectives: Establish a multi-purpose fruit processing facility with the most suitable production systems and processing technology for fruit chopping, pulp extraction, evaporation, pasteurization, fruit drying and production of fresh juice.
Project Size: Solicited for and obtained a 10 acre piece of land from Luweero District Local Government
Financing Amount & Structure Required: USD 7,413,000


PROJECT PROFILES: KAMPALA-JINJA ROAD AND SOUTHERN BY PASS EXPRESSWAY (95.1 KM)
Sector: Infrustracture
Geographical Location: Central Region
Project Description & Rationale / Objectives: This is a green-field road project traversing mainly swamps and marshland. It is a dual carriageway on a new alignment starting at Nakawa with 6 lanes and reducing to 4 lanes from Lugazi to Jinja. From Nakawa it goes south to Bukasa, the proposed Port on lake Victoria, and continues south of the existing road crossing it at Namataba running north of the existing road until crossing it at Najjembe after Lugazi running south of the existing road and entering Jinja at the New Nile Bridge.

Kampala – Southern Bypass Expressway (18km)
The Southern Bypass starts from the Bukasa/Nambole Interchange interfacing the Kampala-Jinja Expressway through the Kagawa swamp towards Mutungo, Mbuya, Muyenga and Makindye joining the Munyonyo Spur on the Kampala- Entebbe Expressway. Due to high density settlement along the alignment, tunnels to cross hills through Mutungo, Mbuya and Makindye hills, and viaducts to cross swamps will be constructed.

Project Size: 77.1 km plus 18 km ( Total 95.1 km)
Proposed Procurement Process: International Competitive Bidding
Financing Amount & Structure Required: US$ 1,090 Million (PPP option preferred)


PROJECT PROFILES: Development of a New Kampala Port in Bukasa
Sector: Sub-sector: Inland Water Transport
Geographical Location: Bukasa, near Kampala
Project Description & Rationale / Objectives: Construction and operation of inland port at Bukasa, near Kampala
Project Size: Approximately 50 acres of land. Value adding Industry in Agricultural produce.


PROJECT PROFILES: ASSESSMENT OF THE DIAMOND POTENTIAL IN UGANDA
Sector: Mineral Sector
Geographical Location: Areas around lake Kyoga; at Kidera peninsula and between Iganga and the Kenyan border, southeast Uganda
Project Description & Rationale / Objectives: The airborne survey results for south east Uganda, combined with satellite imagery have been studied to locate structures that might be caused by small intrusion of possibly kimberlitic nature. Kimberlites are usually about 2-300 m in diameter and are generally not visible on airborne geophysics.


PROJECT PROFILES: DIMENSION STONES FROM GRANITE
Sector: Mining
Geographical Location: Mubende – Kyenjojo area which is covered by the Mubende granite outcropping in various localities
Project Description & Rationale / Objectives: Uganda is endowed with granite and gneiss resources that occur in almost all places except in the rift valley sediments and volcanic areas.
Project Size: The projected production is 50,000 m2 of granite slabs/tiles per annum.


PROJECT PROFILES: EVALUATION OF RARE EARTH ELEMENTS (REE) AND SPECIALITY METALS POTENTIAL IN SE UGANDA
Sector: Mineral Sector
Geographical Location: south of Iganga and Bugiri
Project Description & Rationale / Objectives: The airborne radiometric map shows a U-Th anomaly trending E-W for about 25 Km lenghth and 1 Km width connecting south of Iganga and Bugiri.
Project Size: Analysis of the clays shows anomalous values of Th (60 ppm), U (10 ppm), Ce (100 ppm), Nb (50 ppm) and La (20 ppm).


PROJECT PROFILES: GEOTHERMAL EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT AT BURANGA
Sector: Mineral Sector
Geographical Location: Buranga geothermal prospect
Project Description & Rationale / Objectives: The Government of Uganda is promoting the use of renewable energy sources as alternatives or supplements to other traditional sources like hydropower, and fossil fuels (oil and gas). Among the renewable sources of energy being considered is Geothermal Energy which can produce base load electricity if well explored and developed.
Project Size: GIDS Consult Limited has carried out geological, geochemical and geophysical surveys Buranga geothermal prospect. The geophysical surveys have been done in one part of the field using Transient Electromagnetic (TEM), Magneto-tellurics (MT). Raw and interpreted data is available with GIDS Consult Ltd.
Financing Amount & Structure Required: USD 7,413,000


PROJECT PROFILES: Government Integrated Data Centre
Sector: Information Communication Technology (ICT)
Project Description & Rationale / Objectives: Government Integrated Data Centre (GIDC) project entails construction of the national data centre infrastructure including installation of integrated infrastructure service, integrated operation management service, integrated security management service, DRS services, shared infrastructure services
Proposed Procurement Process: Public Private Partnership
Financing Amount: (US$): Year 1 – 467,028 Year 2 – 19,800,656, Year 3 – 33,426,487, Year 4 – 3,918,526


PROJECT PROFILES: Fruit Pulp Processing
Sector: Agriculture
Geographical Location: UIA has secured land that it can lease out to investor for setting up of processing plants.
Project Description & Rationale / Objectives: The project is planned to target the four most highly demanded fruit pulp products from Uganda, which include; Pineapple pulp, Mango pulp, Apple banana pulp and Passion fruit pulp. Other pulp products such as papaya, guava etc may also be produced additionally as and when a demand arises. An average of 8 tonnes of fruit pulp will be produced per day (160 tonnes per month) at the project processing plant, once sufficient equipment is installed. 50% of this will be pineapple pulp, 30% apple banana pulp, 10% Passion fruit pulp and 10% Mango pulp.
Financing Amount: US$2,351,000


PROJECT PROFILES: Energy Generation

Sector: Renewable energy

The potential areas for investment in this sector include:

i) Manufacture and marketing of charcoal briquettes

The plant will manufacture 70 tonnes of briquettes per day, which will be marketed as a replacement for firewood and charcoal. The raw material will be dried organic Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) collected from households and surrounding markets in Kampala.

  • The total investment cost is US$ 2,389,771 and this includes all the costs such as licenses, land, connection to utilities, initial training etc. Infrastructure and utilities account for 44% of the total investment.
  • The payback period is estimated at three (3) years.

    ii) Assembly and marketing of solar units in Uganda

  • The objective of this proposed project is to set up a mega plant for solar energy.
  • The capital cost for equipment is estimated at US$3.12 Million, but the full start-up cost (including raw materials for 3 months) depending on the production capacity will be up to approximately US$ 4.85 Million. Such a plant has the capacity to produce 1,500 MWh per month.
  • The payback period is estimated at five (5) years.

    iii) Design, construction, sales and service support of biomass plants

    The objective of this project is to increase the economic viability of a large scale electricity generation from organic garbage in Uganda. This will provide quality and reliable grid electricity to meet the energy demand for both the rural as well as the urban sector.

  • The total investment is evaluated at US $ 4,338,650 which can be covered from equity and loans.
  • The plant has the capacity to produce 1,500 MWh per month.
  • The payback period is estimated at five (5) years.

    iv) Acquisition, installation & services of micro hydro dams in Uganda

    The project aims at constructing micro hydro power dams and a number of micro hydro power schemes to address the acute energy deficit in rural areas as well as unreliable grid power in small towns that are off-grid.

  • The total investment cost is US$ 3,006,050.
  • The payback period is estimated at five (5) years.

An investor will have to review the cost implications of these projects whose feasibility was done 2 years ago


PROJECT PROFILES: KAMALENGE GOLD MINING PROJECT

Sector: Mineral Sector

Geographical Location: SW Uganda (Kabale, Kisoro, Kanungu and Rukungiri)

Project Description & Rationale / Objectives

Two hundred (200) million tons proved reserve and five (500) million tons indicated resources of Iron ore of grade as high as 98% Fe2O3, less 0.05% TiO2and negligible phosphorushas been established in different places in SW Uganda., On average iron ore assays 80% Fe2O3, 6% SiO2, 4% Al2O3, 0.035% P203, and less than 0.2% TiO2.In order to exploit this valuable iron ore resource, the government proposes construction of a centralised iron ore smelting in SW Uganda.

Project Size: Iron processing plant of capacity 1 million tonnes per year.

Financing Amount & Structure Required: $33 Million US Dollars


PROJECT PROFILES: ESTABLISHMENT OF LAKE VICTORIA TOURISM CIRCUIT

Sector: Tourism Sector

Geographical Location: Lake Victoria Basin

Project Description & Rationale / Objectives:

The project will establish a Tourism Circuit along the shores of Lake Victoria as an enhancement of the conservation and promotion of sustainable tourism.

Project Size: The project will cover the lake shore between Entebbe and Jinja.

Financing Amount: $5 Million USD


PROJECT PROFILES: ESTABLISHMENT OF WHITE SAND RESORT BEACH

Sector: Tourism Sector

Geographical Location: Kalangala District – Lake Victoria

Project Description & Rationale / Objectives:

The Resort targets the midrange tourists looking for luxurious and un-crowded facilities, but at lower prices.

The objective of this project is to serve as a place where tourists, visitors, vacationers and leisure travelers could stay overnight, dine, and enjoy the breathtaking view of Africa’s largest fresh water lake. The project is also aimed at offering a complete package of lodging and dinning for tourists/ visitors, and conference hall for different clients for holding meetings.

Project Size: The Resort will offer a complete package of lodging. 80 executive and 12 standard rooms, Dinning facilities and conference hall.

Financing Amount & Structure Required: $5 Million USD


PROJECT PROFILES: Uganda Wildlife Education Centre

Sector: Tourism Sector

Geographical Location: Kampala

Project Description & Rationale / Objectives

This project is earmarked for Kampala that is host to ¾ of the hospitality, business and entertainment sector in the country.

The institute is expected to provide professional training in various tourism and hospitality management areas and also offer related international certified courses.

Project Size: The Institute will have training facilities with a capacity to handle 500 students.

Financing Amount: $3.5 Million USD


PROJECT PROFILES: Establishment of an integrated agricultural produce, marketing and value addition park in Uganda

Sector: Agriculture

Geographical Location: Kampala

Project Description & Rationale / Objectives

Establishment and maintenance of the integrated agricultural produce, marketing and value addition facilities for the benefit of small scale farmers and producers as well as consumers

Project Size: o be determined by the feasibility study

Financing Amount: US $ 37,558,400


PROJECT PROFILES: Construction of Low Cost Housing for Bugembe Public Servants

Sector: Building and Construction

Geographical Location: Bugembe, Jinja District

Project Description & Rationale / Objectives

The project is a medium scale housing project to be developed on a 30 acre land leased by Government. About 500 housing units will be constructed for direct purchase by the public servants.

Project Size: Land has been secured. Government is securing funding for the infrastructure development and looking for a private developer to undertake the construction of the houses

Financing Amount: US$2,600 billion

 

Interested in any of the projects? Contact William on 0207  237 7317 or via email (info@ugandanconventionuk.org)  for further details.