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Invest in Kaffa Zone!

Kaffa zone has a total area of 10602.7 square kilometer and it lies at an altitude ranging from 500 to 3500 meters above sea level. The total population of the zone is 858600 (2007) with a population density of 90 persons per Kilometer Square. The zone is sub- divided in to ten woredas namely: Gesha, Chena, Gimbo Menjieo, Tello, Cheta, Bita, Gewata, Saylem & Decha woreda. As regards the agro climatic condition, out of the total area that the zone has, Dega shares 11.64%,Weynadega 59.45%, and Kolla shares 28.91%. The mean annual temperature of the zone ranges from 10.1 to 27.5°Cand the mean annual rainfall of the zone ranges from 1001 to 2200 mm. Of the total area of land, that the zone has, 23.1 percent is cultivated, 31.54 percent is forestland, 6.03% grazing land, 24.9% cultivable land and the remaining balance is uncultivable land. The agro – ecological condition of Kaffa zone is very suitable for the growing of coffee, tea, spices and other crops.
Bonga is the administrative center of the zone situated at a distance of 449 Km. south west of Addis Ababa. Topographically it lies at an altitude of 1650 meters above sea level and has a Woyena dega type of climate. Its average annual rainfall is 1750 millimeters. Bonga town is one of the 22 towns identified as autonomous provisional city in the region. In order to facilitate the socio- economic development of the town, it is structured in to 3 kebles. The town has all infrastructure facilities vital for the implementation and operation of industrial activities. Presently, the town receives an electric supply from a diesel generator source. It has a pipe water supply, banking, and telecommunication facilities. The main high road that stretches from Jimma, to Mizan town passes via Bonga town. To promote the involvement of private sector in industrial investments an industrial zone with an area of 40 hectares has been facilitated. The lease price of land in the industrial zone of the town for industrial investment is Birr 0.10 per meter square.

Why Invest in Kaffa Zone

• Conducive climate, Adequate rainfall, perennial rivers flowing through the year, Fertile land
• Industrial Raw materials are produced in large amounts
• Roads are constructed to the areas which are identified for irrigation
• Industrial zone is demarcated in the capital town
• Supply for social services such as health & education is very minimal.

Feasible Investment opportunities for both Domestic & Foreign investors

Agriculture
• Coffee Plantations, Spices Production, Oil Crops, Horticulture, Sugar cane, Forest Development, Animal Farming,
Social & Others Services
• Health & Education Services, Lodges, Resort Hotels, Star Hotels, Tour Operation Services, Cultural Articles, Transport Services, Restaurants & Recreation Services
Industry
• Coffee Pulping & Hulling, Construction Material Manufacturing, CoffeeRoasting & packing for export, Oil Factory, Leather Products Manufacturing, Agricultural Implements Manufacturing, Hide & Skins


Industrial Projects Studied By IPS
No
Project Profile
Potential Woreda
Town
1
Bee wax processing plant Bonga zuria Bonga
2
Carbon black Bitta Bita genet
3
Clove oil extraction Tello Ada
4
Turmeric processing (as adie in fabric & food industry) Sylem Yadeta
5
Solar water pumps Bonga zuria Bonga
6
Black and green tea processing & packing Bitta Bita genet
7
Cloves processing & packing Saylem adeta
8
Cordomons processing & packing Menjewo Adikaka
9
Oat flour and flake Menjewo Adikaka
10
Sesame oil Decha Chiri
11
Bolts & nuts Bonga zuria Bonga
12
Bricks manufacturing Chena Wacha
13
Natural rubber latex from rubber tree Tello Ada
14
Brooms, Brushes and handles. (For clothes, Painting, shoe polish etc) Decha Chiri
15
Cases, Boxes, crates, drums, pullets & similar packing of wood Bonga zuria Bonga
16
Laminated wood/formica Bonga zuria Bonga
17
Particle board Gewata Keboch
18
Seasoned wood Gesha Daka
19
Wooden frame for paintings, photographs, mirrors or similar objects Bonga zuria Bonga
20
Biodiesel Bonga zuria Bonga
 
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