Bees for trees – promoting market oriented honey production

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Location: Eyumojock subdivision, Manyu division

Duration: July 2013 – June 2016

The aim of the project is to help 20 households to start up and manage commercial honey production. The project is part of a wider program within the organization, whose goal is to reduce over-reliance on forest products through encouraging alternative livelihoods activities around the Takamanda National Park.

The activities include:

  • Formalization of common initiative groups
  • Public awareness campaigns on wildlife management and alternative livelihoods
  • Training in beekeeping, group management and bookkeeping
  • Supply of beehives and beekeeping equipment
  • Extension and monitoring support to beekeepers
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