OTAGO’s franchising model consists in the international replication of the technological and business best practices of KGC (OTAGO’s first franchisee producing char-briquettes in Cambodia).
OTAGO PTE. LTD. holding company provides technical assistance to franchisees around the world in an exchange for equity shares. In some cases, OTAGO considers making direct investments in selected successful franchise projects.
The technical assistance provided includes several services, from business plan formulation to practical operational assistance in production management industrial techniques and technology transfer.
Through OTAGO TECH Co. Ltd. (spin-off entity from KGC), OTAGO is also able to provide the full set of production equipment, which includes long term warranty when combined with the machine operation and maintenance capacity building provided with the technical assistance.
Full technical assistance for the design, set-up and operation of charcoal briquettes production plants.
Access to International Market
OTAGO includes its franchisees in a worldwide network, facilitating their access to international markets.
Being a green business, the franchisee is able to access Carbon Finance by certifying its CO2 emissions and selling the resulting carbon credits. OTAGO can assist its franchisees throughout the process (Inspection, VCS Certification, Sales), offering the franchisee the opportunity to get extra-income without efforts.
OTAGO and its subsidiaries regularly collaborate with International Organizations, NGOs
and private sector providing consulting services for:
– Training & Capacity building
– Business planning
– Projects design & evaluation