A five days (15-07-2019 to 19-07-2019) training was arranged by Honeybee Research Institute (HBRI), NARC with collabroation of API, NARC on beekeeping to Youth Entrepreneurs of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to start up business under “Impact Challenge Program” of Directorate of Youth Affairs, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Peshawar by the approval of DG, NARC. A total of 12 (4 participants from Directorate of Youth Affairs) and eight Internees from (Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan) attended this five days beekeeping training at HBRI.
The trainees were trained in different aspects of beekeeping like honey bee colonies management for diseases and pests, pollination and quality honey production and assessment.
Pre and Post evaluation of trainee’s knowledge assessment indicated significant improvement in the knowledge and awareness of participants proving them to be able to handle and manage honey bee (Apis mellifera) colonies at their own farms to start up beekeeping as entrepreneurs.
(Edited by: Dr. Muhammad Arshad Ullah)
Director (SC&P), NARC