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Apiculture

With production of more than 40,000 tons of honey, Ethiopia is the largest producer of honey in Africa.

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Sesame

Ethiopia’s sesame production is the fifth highest in the World- after Myanmar, India, China and Sudan.

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Dairy

At 49m heads, Ethiopia’s cattle herd is Africa’s largest and Cow milk accounts for 92% of total milk production

Project Profiles

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HIWOT DAIRY & MAEREST MECHANICS→

Product/ Service

A milking device that is entirely mechanical and operated manually

Average Sales:

$

Preferred type of financing

Equity Investment and Loan

Entrepreneur

GETACHEW WORKU, MANAGER OF HIWOT DAIRY FARM and MAEREG HAILEMICHAEL, MANAGER OF MAEREST MECHANICS

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BIRUH MILK PRODUCTS PLC→

Product/ Service

Pasteurized Milk, Butter and Yoghurt

Average Sales:

$1,625,238

Preferred type of financing

Equity Investment and Loan

Entrepreneur

Dawit Walelegne

MilkPowder

TIGET POWDERED MILK PROCESSING→

Product/ Service

Production of powdered milk (the first of its kind) with locally developed drying technology.

Average Sales:

$604,116

Preferred type of financing

Equity Investment and Loan

Entrepreneur

Tegegne Tarekegne

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WONDI SEED PRODUCTION COMPANY→

Product/ Service

Multiplication of improved sesame seed and production of pulses for crop rotation

Average Sales:

$622,151

Preferred type of financing

Bank Loan

Entrepreneur

Wondimagegn Kebede

Briq

SILA BRIQUETTE FACTORY→

Product/ Service

Manufacturing of briquettes from agricultural residue of sesame

Average Sales:

$464,151

Preferred type of financing

Grant and/or Equity Investment

Entrepreneur

Mussie Tesfay

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B Honey→

Product/ Service

The company will produce pure & infused honey. Infused honey is a unique product that is not available in the market and it adds variety to plain honey. Specifically, B Honey’s ginger infused honey has a great taste and has excellent health benefits.

Average Sales:

$33,627

Preferred type of financing

Finance for working capital on a revolving loan basis

Entrepreneur

Solomie Wassie

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S.Y.E AGRO INDUSTRY PLC→

Product/ Service

Organic honey (honey comb and pure honey) and beeswax. The company will use modern beehives and flowering trees for forage and beekeeping

Average Sales:

$527,75

Preferred type of financing

Bank Loan

Entrepreneur

Simret Lulekal

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Yerkisho Honey and Beeswax Trading PLC→

Product/ Service

Table honey and beeswax processing and sales to export markets

Average Sales:

$585,

Preferred type of financing

Working capital financing from banks

Entrepreneur

Samuel Woldekidan

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Matti Honey and Beeswax Trading PLC→

Product/ Service

The company will be collecting crude honey from surrounding farmers for wholesale. In the initial phase, the company will be supplying crude honey to processors.

Average Sales:

$189,221

Preferred type of financing

Bank Loan

Entrepreneur

Tsion Abera

seasame

Bio T2→

Product/ Service

The company seeks to transform sesame seed using tissue culture technology.

Average Sales:

$

Preferred type of financing

Partnership

Entrepreneur

Professor Seifu Belay

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Babichi Agroforestry PLC→

Product/ Service

Diverse variety of honey such as Forest, Gerawa and Coffee honey. The company will build an integrated coffee and honey manufacturing plant in Wellega area.

Average Sales:

$312,444

Preferred type of financing

Bank Loan and Equity Investments

Entrepreneur

Yewalashet Yigezu

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Lactal Creamery→

Product/ Service

High quality cream and cheese to substitute imports and eventually expand to process powdered milk.

Average Sales:

$1,477,919

Preferred type of financing

Equity Investment and Loan

Entrepreneur

Biniam Kassa

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Nutri-Dense→

Product/ Service

Production of Cereal bar and Cereal mix (Teff, oats honey, sesame and other plants and fruits).

Average Sales:

$228,455

Preferred type of financing

Grant and Equity Investment

Entrepreneur

Alem Greiling

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Biruh Milk Products PLC→

Product/ Service

Pasteurized Milk, Butter and Yogurt

Average Sales:

$1,625,238

Preferred type of financing

Equity Investment and Loan

Entrepreneur

Dawit Walelegne

Contact

Henock Assefa

Chief of Party: ESAI Project

Email: zhenok@gmail.com

Amanuel Assefa

Deputy Chief of Party: ESAI project

Email: kidus_aman@yahoo.com

Mobile: +251 92 679 7850

Office Tel: +251 11 663 1080

Precise Consult Int.

Abyssinia Building, 10th Floor

Next to Bole Medhanialem

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Project Partners

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