Beekeepers unite to reach world markets
Exports of honey from Uganda to markets in Europe and the Middle East have fallen dramatically in the last three years. Low honey production is the main cause, with beekeepers struggling to access credit that could fund expansion and improvement in their businesses. The Bunyagabo Beekeeping Community in the Rwenzori Mountains sources honey from over 500 beekeepers, which it sells in markets both locally and in Kampala. The organisation offers training and other support to its members. But community member Simplicio Masereka believes that building an even bigger union among Uganda's honey producers would give them access to lucrative world markets. He explains his view in Beekeepers unite to reach world markets.
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