Ilu Aba Bora zone is one of the 19 zones of Oromia regional states, with important interims of resource endowment in the region. It has vast number of animals, fertile land, forests, and different types of drainages... etc. However, the immense resource and vegetation of the area utilization and productivity level is still low and degradation of resource is higher.
The large number of population in the zone is engaged in primary economic sector activities mainly on agriculture. Agricultural sector production is depending on rainy season; using traditional way of cultivation and it is not gone beyond subsistence level of the people except cash crops exported to the central market. Even if there is an improvement of Educational and Health services in the zone, a large number of the population is still under-served; having problems related to unemployment, drought, malnutrition and transportation.