EIMPP is a dairy farm located 17 km east of the city of Bahir Dar. The farm is 30 ha which is primarily in forage production for the livestock. The farm introduced improved forages – Rhodes grass, Desmodium, vetch and other leguminous plants and trees to provide quality fodder for livestock. The farm is currently raising cattle for both dairy and beef. The aim of the company is to upgrade the herd by crossing the indigenous breed of Fogera cattle with Friesian/Holstein. The cross-bred cows will produce between 15 to 20 l/d on good feed compared to the local breeds producing less than 5 l/d. The farm is also developing a milk processing plant to process its own milk and the milk it collects from nearby farmers.
Purpose of Grant
The purpose of the grant is to enable Evergreen to collect and process high quality mil from its own farm (by improving waste management on the farm) collection centers. The grant funds will be used mainly to purchase of Milk Cooling Equipment (with quality testing equipment) and implementation of environmental management activities.
|Address:||Amhara regional state, Bahirdar city, Ethiopia|
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