The Agriculture Ministry’s branch in Ginda sub-zone gave training to 100 farmers in the sub-zone focusing on bee farming and honey production.
Ginda, 1 November 2010 – The Agriculture Ministry’s branch in Ginda sub-zone gave training to 100 farmers in the sub-zone focusing on bee farming and honey production.
The training was offered to farmers from the administrative areas of Dengolo, Ginda, Nefasit, Leaiten, Mai-Habar and Fishei-Mirara. Mr. Yohannes Andeberhan, expert in animal breeding in the Northern Red Sea region, indicated that the training is aimed at creating conducive ground towards introducing modern bee farming methods, and thereby boost honey production and improve the people’s standard of living. He further explained that about 800 modern beehives have been distributed to members of the farming community.
Noting that vigorous endeavors are being made to boost honey production at the national level, Mr. Yohannes called on the farmers to make good use of the beehives extended to them.
The trainees on their part highlighted the significance of such training course in boosting honey production. They further explained that the area is suitable for bee farming as it enjoys double rainy seasons.