The Republic of Sudan

Ministry of Investment 
Tel: (+249) 918 000 072
Fax: (+249) 183 787 192

Um Jalala Investment Project

Project Site The site is situated on the Western Bank of the White Nile, 100 kilometres south of Kosti, between longitude 32-42 East and 32- 33-53 West, latitude 12-12-37 North and 12-57-54 South.
Area The area of project is 67,000 acres
Land Possession There are 25,600 acres government leasehold property and 41.400 acres by prescription
Project Site Advantages
  • The possibility of irrigation from the White Nile
  • Mud-soil plains that is highly fertile
  • Situated within the semi-savannah belt with an average rainfall of 500-600 millimetres annually
  • Availability of labour
  • Availability of irrigation canals on 61,000 acres ready for cultivation
Project Investment Advantages
  • The suitability to grow cotton, maize, sun-flower, gowar, vegetables and fruits
  • Suitable for cultivation of sugar-cane and sugar-industry
  • Suitable for forestry production
  • Rearing of cattle, lamb and goats
Contact Investment Department
White Nile State
Tel: +249 571824772
Fax: +249 571824774
Remarks The country with its vast natural resources, reasonable infrastructure and marked political stability has promulgated an investment legislation that offers a number of privileges and incentives. The business profit tax was reduced from 35% to 15% on the services sector, 10% on the industrial sector and 0% on the agricultural sector.
In addition, these rather low rates are applied after oneyear of the inception of the project. By allowing investors to freely repatriate their profits and import of capital goods free of custom duties, Sudan stands as an investm

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