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Frequently Asked Questions

What is BAMMTM?

BAMMTM is an abbreviation that stands for Backyard Macrobiotic Module - a system which incorporates the growing of both fish (any species of freshwater fish, in tanks atop the ground) and a variety of vegetables (in grow-beds) within a 6 x 6m2 footprint.

How does BAMMTM operate?

BAMMTM utilizes a technology that grows both vegetables and fish within the same system without the use of soil, fertilizer or pesticides. It is run by a solar unit which produces electricity, that powers a bore hole water pump to supply water for the re-circulation system including operating the O2 generators. The water within each tank is recirculated, and feeds the fish, shrimp and plants with necessary nutrition. Since there are no pesticides or fertilizer used within the system, the produce is certified as 100% organic.

What is a BAMMTM community development project?

 

This program is not designed for corporate entities and is intended to be for a minimum of 2500 families. BAMMTM community projects produce vegetables and fresh-water fish. An empty, bare land with no development is utilized, including people with no stable source of income or sufficient food/water and housing, and we provide them with said resources. In addition to providing the selected families with housing, employment and food security, we build roads within the land pertaining to the 2500 families, in addition to several amenities commonly found within a city - thus developing a community.

 

What is included in the community project?

 

A Land area of 150 acres

2500 two bed room houses

2500 units for production of fish and vegetables

Number of overhead water tanks

Number of solar electricity systems and a solar power plant

A vocational training and educational center

A recreational club with an auditorium

A daycare center and a primary school

Medium sized supermarket

A Bank Branch

A center for religious activities

Primary health care unit with medical supplies

Security and project office

A hatchery

A fish feed mill

A seedlings nursery

Vegetable and fish processing plant along with a cold room

Logistics office to provide transportation within the project site

Roads and public safety features

 

What is the role of Spire USA Inc within the community development projects?

 

Spire USA Inc is the;

  1. REBIFTTM (Recirculation Bio-floc technology) and BAMMTM ( Back Yard Macrobiotic Module) technology owner.

  2. Project Promoter as the partner to the PPP (Public-private Partnership Program) undertakes to set up the project on a Turn Key BOT ( Build-Operate-Transfer) basis.

  3. Project Consultant and Project Manager until the project is transferred to the beneficiary as a debt free, sustainable, and commercially viable venture at the end of contracted period of time.

 

What is a BAMMTM commercial investment program?

 

Primarily intended for corporate entities and is made to reap the maximum amount of revenue within the smallest footprint of land in the highest possible production numbers – as such, we incorporate shrimp into the production system for a higher profitability within a short period of time. The buy-back agreement of Spire USA Inc applies for corporate commercial projects as well.

 

Why do we need a local agent and what is its role?

 

The presence of a Local Agent is mandatory as the Project Promoter Spire USA Inc doesn't maintain a local presence. Spire USA Inc as the project promoter contracts the entire management utilizing an expatriate management team with technicians, and the function of the buy-back agreement to guarantee the market for the harvested produce. For Spire USA Inc to succeed in their obligations,  the local agent must undertake the entire local management aspect of the project.

 

What are the other associated industries attached to the project?

 

  1. Fish feed.

  2. Processing.

  3. Packaging.

  4. Hatchery.

  5. Logistics.

  6. Vocational and Training Center.

  7. Public sanitary and various other services.

 

What relies on the success of the project?

 

  1. Management of human resources and the entire production by Spire USA Inc and the local Agent.

  2. Marketing of end products in the international organic markets through Buy-Back Agreement of Spire USA Inc.

  3. Management of Quality of both local input of raw materials and the output to the international markets.

  4. Maintaining the consistency of produce in terms of quality and quantity through management techniques and maintenance of technology by Spire USA Inc and the local Agent.