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1 Uganda Investment Authority1 UGANDA Gifted by Nature Trinity College Dublin, Wednesday 25 th May 2011 By: Prof. Maggie Kigozi, Executive Director, UIA

2 Uganda Investment Authority2 The 21 st Century Belongs to Africa Leaders Vision Strategy Plan Land Human Resource Tourism Agriculture Minerals Infrastructure

3 3 Lions on the Move Uganda Investment Authority

4 4 Market Uganda 32* million East Africa130* million Great Lakes 190* million COMESA - 19 member countries - 400 million people. - Imports over US$ 170bn p.a. Other opportunities AGOA - US EU – EBA China – Easy Access Japan – over 173 agric. products * Source: CIA World Fact Book - 2009 Uganda’s Strategic Location in the Heart of Africa Uganda Uganda Investment Authority

5 5 Why Invest In Uganda? 1. Resource Rich 2. Productive, competitive labour 3. Markets

6 6 National Development Plan The vision: “ A transformed Ugandan Society from a peasant to a modern & prosperous country within 30 years.” Elements of the NDP: Sustainable and Gainful Exploitation of Resources A strong federated East Africa with an effective African Common market, Private Sector Led Economy Uganda Investment Authority

7 Vision Make Uganda the leading investment destination. Mission “Promote and facilitate investment projects, provide serviced land and advocate for competitive business environment”. 7 UIA- VISION AND MISSION Uganda Investment Authority

8 8 Poverty Reduction vs Millennium Development Goals Source: MFPED Uganda Investment Authority

9 Millennium Development Goals 9Uganda Investment Authority

10 10 Annual FDI Inflows in Uganda (million US $), 1990 - 2009 Source: UNCTAD, World Investment Reports

11 Top FDI sources in million US $, 1991 – 2010 11 Source: UIA database 1) United Kingdom 2) India 3) Kenya 4) China 5) Singapore 6) USA 7) Canada 8) South Africa 9) Pakistan 10) Sudan Uganda Investment Authority

12 12 Some Recent Multinationals in Uganda

13 Uganda Investment Authority13 Other Multinationals in Uganda

14 Uganda Investment Authority14 Other Multinationals in Uganda

15 15 Achievements: Planned Investments (US$), 1991-2010 Source: UIA Database Uganda Investment Authority

16 Achievements: Planned Employment 1991-2010 16 Source: UIA database Uganda Investment Authority

17 17 Revenue Collections (1991/2 to 2007/08) Source: Uganda Revenue Authority Uganda Investment Authority

18 18 Priority Sectors Manufacturing Agriculture Transport / Infrastructure/Logistics ICT Energy/CDM Mining Petroleum Services – Health, Education, Financial services Tourism Uganda Investment Authority

19 19 Business Opportunities in ICT Business Process Outsourcing Software development Software testing & assurance Data Storage Area Networks Integrated Solution Planning Hardware Assembly Multimedia Development Internet Applications Translation Services Film Industry and Graphics Rural Communications Uganda Investment Authority

20 Creative Industries 20Uganda Investment Authority

21 21 Success Story – ICT Indicators PERIOD2006/072007/082008/09 Fixed Telephone Lines154,382160,768213,820 Mobile Cellular Subs3,572,2636,140,8229,464,979 Internet/e-mail Subscribers15,50022,00027,590 Mobile Cell Operators: Licensed567 Private FM Radio Stations222253 Tele-density13.221.231.6 Courier Services Providers182123 Pay Phones3,2004,63456,918 Private TV Stations485055 Uganda Investment Authority

22 22 MTN Uganda Performance in Uganda: 1999-2008 22

23 Health Medical Devices Medical disposables Surgical equipment & hand pieces Orthopedic devices Prosthetic devices Implantable devices Electro medical & Electrotherapeutic devices Pharmaceutical & Phyto-pharmaceutical Manufacture of pharmaceutical products Manufacture of phyto-pharmaceutical products Biotechnology & Clinical Trials Education Formulations & therapies and vaccine applic. Endoscopic operation centres Trails for cosmetics & dermatology Trails for pharmaceutical products Others Health resorts and wellness centres Tele-medicine centres Uganda Investment Authority23

24 Education Primary & secondary local curriculum Primary & secondary international schools Universities, tertiary institutes & campuses Vocational training centres Establishment of Student loan schemes In-service learning centres Students’ Hostels Corporate Training Centres Research & Incubation Cen. Open University & e- learning Uganda Investment Authority24

25 25 Agribusiness Investment Opportunities include: Commercial Farming Value addition Manufacture of inputs Supply of agriculture machinery Refrigeration Services Agriculture Banks Organic products farming Uganda Investment Authority

26 26 Yellow:Residential areas Cyan:Business, Commercial, Leisure Magenta:Industrial plots Maroon: Rail-served industry (South-C Sector) Violet: Inland Container Depots (South-B Sector) Blue: Common services (freight Village, sewerage, electrical and waste) Brown: Institutional (Health Centres, Pro Training Centres, Conference halls) Red: Industrial Export Processing Zone, Business Process Outsourcing Manufacturing; KIBP Master Plan North: 100.1 Ha South-A: 126.9 Ha South-B: 294,5 Ha South-C: 375.2 Ha Uganda Investment Authority

27 27Uganda Investment Authority

28 Hydropower Thermal Plants from heavy fuel oils Solar to supply grid and other consumers Nuclear Wind Peat: potential over 2000MW Energy - Investment Opportunities

29 Uganda Investment Authority29 Petroleum Investment Opportunities Exploration Extraction Infrastructure Refinery By Products Energy Generation

30 30 Petroleum blocks by oil companies in Uganda Uganda Investment Authority

31 31 Mining

32 5/6/2015 |Uganda Investment Authority32

33 33 Transport/Logistics Buses Trucks Railways Airlines Inland Ports Water Transport Industrial Parks EPZ’s Uganda Investment Authority

34 34 Kenya Tanzania Uganda DRC Sudan Rwanda Burundi Mombasa KIBP Infrastructure/Logistics/Transport; EAC Master Plan Uganda Investment Authority

35 Traffic in Kampala 35Uganda Investment Authority

36 5/6/2015 |Uganda Investment Authority36 Road Infrastructure Master Plan

37 5/6/2015 |Uganda Investment Authority37 Bus Infrastructure Master Plan

38 Residential and commercial buildings 38Uganda Investment Authority

39 39 Accommodation & conferences Tour operations Water sports and related activities National park concessions JV with existing players Golf courses and other sports Tourism Opportunities

40 Uganda Investment Authority40 Tourist Arrivals in Uganda 1998 - 2009

41 41Uganda Investment Authority

42 42 Entertainment Sports Music, Dance and Drama Casinos Night Life Cultures Uganda Investment Authority

43 5/6/2015 |Uganda Investment Authority43 BIG FIVE

44 Gorillas and other primates

45 Game Viewing


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48 Glittering water bodies

49 5/6/2015 |Uganda Investment Authority49 Cultural Tourism


51 White water rafting

52 Bird watching

53 Uganda Investment Authority53

54 5/6/2015 |Uganda Investment Authority54

55 Uganda Investment Authority55 Our Contacts: Uganda Investment Authority The Investment Center TWED Plaza Plot 22 Lumumba Avenue P. O. Box 7418 Kampala Tel: (256) 414 301000 Fax: (256) 414 342903 Email: Website: Thank you INVEST IN UGANDA!

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