Commendable Bee Farming Activities

Mr. Zaid Tekle from the Livestock Resources branch in Southern region indicated that commendable activities are being conducted to boost bee farming in the region.

Asmara, 26 January 2018 - Mr. Zaid Tekle from the Livestock Resources branch in Southern region indicated that commendable activities are being conducted to boost bee farming in the region.

Pointing out that the region has favorable climate for bee farming and untapped resources, Mr. Zaid said that owing to the effort made to encourage farmers, commendable result has been registered.

Mr. Zaid also stated that compared to the year 2016, the number of bee farmers has increased by 39% and the number of bee hives by 11% and with the sustainable training programs honey production has increased.

In the Southern region there are 6,621 bee farmers owning 15,864 bee hives.