Project

International Training Programme ‘Beekeeping for Poverty Alleviation’

Duration
01 January 2012 → 30 November 2016
Funding
Federal funding: various
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Animal biology
    • General biology
    • Genetics
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Veterinary medicine
Keywords
development aid beekeeping agriculture
 
Project description

This four-month intensive training course addresses all aspects involved in developing beekeeping into a powerful factor of rural development. Students learn the art of modern beekeeping and the production of high quality bee products. They are taught how to diversify market products, approach the local population to engage them in beekeeping, link beekeeping with farming and nature conservation, find channels for attracting finance, etc