Borana Livestock Resource Management Livestock, Fattening, Feedlot, Dairy, Feed Management, Borana pastoralist, EM Technology

Borana Livestock Resource Management undertakes management of livestock and related tasks that add resilience of pastoralists and empower lives of people connected to it.

Tasks include:
1. Supply of improved live weight of the mature animals performance via feedlot fattening scheme by feeding animals strategically throughout the year that improves the demand of beef suppliers during the off-peak seasons.
2. Production and supply of improved and economized feed to support pastoralists during chronic shortage of fodder due either to the seasonality in the availability thereof and the poorly developed animal feed conservation method for use during lean years. The feed ration is formulated from agro-industrial by-products and locally available fodders harvested at early stages of growth that have high digestible crude nutrients, and integrated with EM Technology.
3. Processing and supply of high-quality dairy products to meet a growing demand resulted from rapidly increasing population size with a growing population.
Anchored by loyal employees and grounded in the philosophy that honesty and integrity are as important as the bottom line, the company builds the ability to evolve in consistently meeting market requirements of its products that actively demand a social and ethical obligation to customers, communities and government to continually deliver improvements to environmental, animal welfare and food safety practices, and to maintain the confidence of these key stakeholders.

Fundraising

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Idea

We have an elevator pitch. We plan to develop a new offering for our current <abbr title="Base of the Pyramid">BoP</abbr> customers.
We have an elevator pitch. We plan to develop a new offering for our current BoP customers.

Investment in livestock management and climate control in pastoral area builds stronger supply chains of organic products via engaging, aggregating and strengthening the productivity of smallholders sharing information on best practices and adoption of technologies.

Team

Our founder has the business savvy and persistence to turn ideas into a company. We can build the product. Given the time and money, we can deliver on our promises.
Our founder has the business savvy and persistence to turn ideas into a company. We can build the product. Given the time and money, we can deliver on our promises.

Demelash Fida, General Manager has acquired business experience in running livestock wholesale since 2013. Bashana Wondimu, Operation Manager gained vast work experiences in strategic and operational planning and implementation, community development and institutional building.


Product

We have a demo or prototype and are ready for the next step. We have developed the product ourselves and own all of the <abbr title="Intellectual property (IP) rights are legally recognized exclusive rights to creations of the mind.">IP</abbr> for the product.
We have a demo or prototype and are ready for the next step. We have developed the product ourselves and own all of the IP for the product.

The company accomplished the land development of 50 hectares land leased from the government, and infrastructures such as access, fencing guardhouse, office, store, feeding & watering troughs, sheds and reservoirs and ground water development study for intervention activities.

Revenue

We plan to start by building a community of passionate customers. We have a cash-flow prognosis. We plan to monetise our offering in the next phase.
We plan to start by building a community of passionate customers. We have a cash-flow prognosis. We plan to monetise our offering in the next phase.

From the total investment cost of the project estimated, 60% is injected from the promoter's own equity while the remaining financial component (40%) is expected to be injected from other financial sources such as NGOs and impact investors. Sources of our revenue are passionate customers, will be identified revenue streams and cash-flow prognosis of our company.


Inclusiveness

We involve low-income groups as consumers. We involve low-income groups as producers. We involve low-income groups as distributors. We involve low-income groups as employees.

The process of transforming subsistence mentality and informal marketing systems to a more viable market-oriented channels increases employment opportunities and the number of engaged smallholder pastoralists in Borana pastoral lowlands. Employment targets poor households with greatest potential to utilize cash or knowledge to the positive ends.

We involve low-income groups as consumers. We involve low-income groups as producers. We involve low-income groups as distributors. We involve low-income groups as employees.

The expected impacts: 1. Improvement of productivity and market success. 2. Provision of a stable year-round supply of high-quality products to meet market demands for the value added products for a range of income levels. 3. Increment of rural incomes by increasing employment opportunities and the number of smallholder pastoralists. 4. Training of 700 smallholders in feed resource management and hygiene and sanitation of resources handling to reduce misery in the sector.

  1. Idea and Stage

  2. Team and Organization

  3. Market and Marketing

  4. Finance

  5. Impact

  6. Investment

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