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Madi Okollo Acquires Land for Industrial Park

The land comprising two blocks is located in Rhino Camp Sub County. Moses Dalili the Chief Administrative Officer Madi Okollo district says that the district has secured land titles for the two blocks.

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Madi Okollo district has offered 500 acres of land to Uganda Investment Authority for the establishment of an Industrial park.

The land comprising two blocks is located in Rhino Camp Sub County. Moses Dalili the Chief Administrative Officer Madi Okollo district says that the district has secured land titles for the two blocks.

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Joanne Aniku the Woman Member of Parliament for Madi Okollo district believes the establishment of an Industrial park in the area will create thousands of jobs for the local population.

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Ismael Erabe Adirisi, the LCV Chairperson Madi Okollo district says that there is a need for commitment from the district leaders to ensure that the dream of an industrial park in the district is realized.

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Isaac Etuka, the Member of Parliament for the Upper Madi constituency says in the West Nile region, Madi Okollo district is more strategic for the establishment of an industrial park given its location and land size.  

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Last month, the Uganda Investment Authority-UIA announced that four districts of southwestern Uganda had offered free land for the establishment of industrial and business parks (IBPs) in the region. The districts are Kisoro, Kabale, Mbarara and Rukungiri.

The government plans to establish 25 Industrial parks across the country under UIA’s strategic plan 2020-2025 targeting to create 400,000 jobs. The development involves the construction of regionally industrial parks and four science, technology and innovation parks (STIPs).      

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