Lack of knowledge of the significant role of bees in the ecosystem by the general populace. In addition, poverty can be alleviated through honey production. Climate Change is affecting many agricultural enterprises and thus small scale farmers will learn how to integrate climate change adaptation strategies enabled by planting honey bee friendly plants that are also friendly for the environment, by sinking carbon emissions.
The duration of the project is five years and the funds will be used for the following:
Supplying rural women and youth with sustainable beehives; protective clothing, and tools of the trade
Training project participants on the fundamentals of beekeeping
Setting up food forests for the benefit of bees and poor communities