|ELFORA is the largest Livestock Company in Ethiopia established in 1997 by acquiring eight (8) Livestock Enterprises from the Federal Government of Ethiopia through the privatization process.
The word ELFORA stands for natural products without the exposition to artificial feeds or chemicals. "ELFORA" comes from two "Borena Oromo" words, "ELA" and "FORA". "ELA" means Permanent Water Point, and "FORA" means Rainy Season Grazing. The word "FORA" is also considered to be equivalent to the English word "FLORA", which signifies HIGH QUALITY Livestock and Meat Products brought from traditional pastoral system as well as modern ranching.