Kampala Industrial and Business Park

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Kampala Business and Industrial Park
Kampala Business and Industrial Park is located in Uganda
Kampala Business and Industrial Park
Kampala Business and Industrial Park
Map of Uganda showing the location of KBIP
Coordinates: 00°20′35″N 32°41′55″E / 0.34306°N 32.69861°E / 0.34306; 32.69861Coordinates: 00°20′35″N 32°41′55″E / 0.34306°N 32.69861°E / 0.34306; 32.69861
District Wakiso District
Town Kira Municipality
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Kampala Industrial and Business Park (KIBP), also referred to as Kampala Business and Industrial Park or Kampala Industrial Park, is an industrial and business park in Uganda. The park was developed by the Uganda Investment Authority, as a central place where investors can locate factories, warehouses, distribution centers and other business offices.

Location[edit]

KIBP is located in Namanve, Kira Municipality, Wakiso District. This location is approximately 15 kilometres (9.3 mi), by road, east of the central business district of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city, on the Kampala-Jinja Highway.[1] The coordinates of Kampala Business and Industrial Park are:0°20'35.0"N, 32°41'55.0"E (Latitude:0.343050; Longitude:32.698600).[2]

Overview[edit]

The industrial park was created by act of parliament in 1997. An area measuring 894 acres (362 ha), previously occupied by a national eucalyptus forest was de-gazetted for that purpose.[3] Over 200 businesses acquired land and space on concessional terms, to establish their businesses in the new business park. Roofings Limited, a manufacturer of galvanized iron bars, wires and sheets began production in September 2010, at a new factory called Roofings Rolling Mills Limited, located in the business park.[4]

Points of interest[edit]

The following businesses are located at Kampala Industrial and Business Park Namanve:

Other nearby businesses[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Road Distance Between Kampala And Namanve With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 7 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Google, . "Location of Kampala Industrial and Business Park At Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 7 June 2014. 
  3. ^ Barigaba, Julius (7 June 2014). "Uganda to Tarmac Roads In Business Park". Nairobi: The EastAfrican. Retrieved 7 June 2014. 
  4. ^ Mwesigye, Shifa (8 September 2010). "Roofings Opens In Namanve". The Observer (Uganda). Kampala. Retrieved 7 June 2014. 

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