List of Priority Sectors

The Bank provides loans for Commercial Agriculture, Agro-Processing, Manufacturing and Extractive Industries, preferably export focused. The economic sub-sectors for which the loanable financial resource will be availed are:

Commercial Agriculture

•Commercial scale Horticulture products, vegetables, fruits, mushrooms and the like;

•Commercial scale improved seed multiplication

•Commercial scale food grain farming (wheat, maize, rice etc.)

•Commercial scale Coffee plantation & development;

•Commercial cotton farming ;

•Commercial scale bio-fuel plantation (Jatrophia, castor oil plant, etc);

•Commercial scale tea plantation & development;

•Commercial scale poultry framing & processing;

•Commercial scale palm oil plantation & processing;

•Commercial scale rubber tree plantation & development;

•Commercial scale silk worm farming;

•Commercial scale crocodile farming & processing;

•Commercial scale stockbreeding with ranch development;

•Commercial scale oil seeds farming & processing including sesame;

•Commercial scale sugar cane and other similar production & processing;

•Commercial scale Apiculture;

•Commercial scale spices, medicinal plants and essential oil production, extraction & processing;

•Commercial scale fiber (Sisal) crops & processing;

•Commercial Bamboo plantation for pulp and paper production, construction;

•Commercial scale fish farming & processing;

•Commercial scale Swine farm & processing;

•Commercial scale Ostrich and duck farm & processing.

Agro Processing

 

• Commercial scale food processing plants including pasta production integrated with milling;

• Commercial scale cotton production and ginning;

•Commercial scale dairy products production (pasteurized milk, cheese & butter);

• Commercial scale animal feed production and processing;

• Commercial scale bovine animals and/or shoats production and processing and/or canning;

• Commercial scale poultry projects (broiler, egg and one day old chicks production);

• Commercial scale coffee processing (roasting and grinding);

• Commercial scale edible oil extraction & processing (margarine, refined edible oil, sesame ( tehina);

• Commercial scale commercial fruit juice production;

• Commercial scale bio-fuel production and processing;

• Commercial scale Malt production;

• Commercial scale organic fertilizer production;

Manufacturing

• Manufacturing of beverages, mineral and bottled water;

• Manufacturing of Textiles and fabrics ;

• Industry scale wearing apparel factory (garment factory);

• Tanning of finished leather and leather products;

• Paper and paper products (converting) factory;

• Chemicals and chemical products factory;

• Rubber and rubber products factory;

• Non-metallic & other construction materials factory (cement, gypsum, marble, bricks, glass & glassware etc.);

• Manufacture and processing of base metal and steel products.

•Precious & base metal mining factory (gemstones, tantalum, gold etc);

• Fabricated metal products factory

• Motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers assembly;

• Sugar and sugar by products (ethanol, confectionary);

•Pharmaceuticals factory;

•Packing materials production;

•Electrical power generation (from geothermal, wind, solar etc);

•Electrical and electrical apparatus manufacturing;

•Sanitary materials factory;

•Micro dams for power generating plants.