Uganda is open for Business

INVEST IN THE PEARL OF AFRICA

REASONS TO INVEST

Uganda enjoys a unique location along the equator, in the heart of the Sub-Saharan Africa within the East African Region. Uganda’s land-linked location has positioned it strategically for regional trade and investment.

The people of Uganda have been ranked the most friendly and highly entrepreneurial community. The economy also offers high returns on investment thus making Uganda your preferred investment destination.

Access one of the World's fastest growing regions

Uganda has achieved GDP growth of 6.3% on average per annum for the last 30 years. Uganda's population is estimated to be 40 Million in 2019 and expected to increase to 45 Million by 2023.

Strong natural resource base

There are several unexploited mineral deposits and tourism opportunities. Confirmed deposits include Iron Ore, Phosphate, Gold, Zinc, Petroleum, Diamond, limestone, etc.

Uganda is open & secure for foreign investment

Uganda is the most open country to FDI within the region with all the sectors fully liberalized for investment and 100% foreign ownership permitted.

Investment Opportunities

Bankable Projects

Available investment Projects include:

  • Development of IT/BPO Park in Entebbe
  • Micropay e-payment platform
  • Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Park

Available investment Projects include:

  • Solar car manufacturing 
  • Geothermal exploration development at Buranga Prospect
  • Mukoki Hydro Power Project.
  • Kabale Energy Project
  • Kyenjogyera mini hydropower generation project. 

Available investment Projects include:

  • Local production of gloves and consumables.
  • Solarwave- Safe drinking water
  • Kampala Medical chambers hospitals limited- a model health facility in Kampala.
  • Lira centre of Excellence world-class health laboratory project.
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Available investment Projects include:

  • Development and operation of canopy walk in Kibaale National Park.
  • High end accommodation cottages 
  • Source of the Nile development Project.
  • Rwenzori Cable Car system 
  • Upgrading Kitagata Hot-springs

Available investment Projects include:

  • Relocation of steel manufacturing plant

Available investment Projects include:​

  • Luweero Fruit Processing Project
  • National Fruit Dev’t Project
  • Instant Coffee Plant 
  • Maize Milling Project
  • Lira Spinning Mill 
  • Modern slaughter house
  • Ethanol Factory in Gulu
  • YAHE International regional grain hub

Available investment Projects include:

  • A port and shipping network at Lake Victoria.
  • Kampala Cable Car Project.
  • Kampala bus rapid transit.
  • The urban housing project.
  • Rehabilitation & upgrade of rail wagon ferry MV Pamba
  • Real estate development.
  • A network of serviced business and industrial parks.

Priority Sectors

There are several national priorities that the government is giving utmost emphasis for Investment and these include:

Manufacturing

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Pharmaceuticals

Mineral Beneficiation

Tourism

Agro-processing

ICT

How we Help

LAND & INDUSTRIAL PARKS

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SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

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INVESTOR FACILITATION

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