BLMM Integrated Agricultural Development PLC

BLMM Integrated Agricultural Development PLC is a PLC established to promote technology transfer and integrated approach to agricultural transformation and enhance food and nutrition security while generating profit to the initiaters. It has 22 hectares of land secured from the investment Office on 25 years lease agreement. It is currently producing different types of vegetables (Tomato,potato, onion, pepper during the dry season using irrigation and maize and Teff during the rainy season. It is recently selected among 48 commercial farmers for growing and exporting glutin free Teff. and identifying partners to work with In the near future, it plans to step into dairy business, growing grafted fruit seedlings, chicken brooding. But lack of credit facilities (the need for colateral) and absence of grants for such profit oriented business are the main challenge