Conservation of the African bees (Apis Mellifera Scutellata) through bee-keeping and agro-forestry in Diabo, Botswana
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Conservation of the African bees (Apis Mellifera Scutellata) through bee-keeping and agro-forestry in Diabo, Botswana
The project aims at doing bee keeping as a way to promote the conservation of the African bees as endangered species and benefit from the production of honey and other bee products. Bee keeping will provide an opportunity to generate the much needed cash income for the youth and create employment with the ultimate goal being conservation. The project will encourage the youth to positively engage in conservation while enjoying the economic benefits from such an endeavour.

The project has potential to reduce poverty through income generating, creation of employment and in addition, it will empower youth to shape their own destiny through attainment of requisite skills for bee keeping. The agro-forestry
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Climate Action Group Association
Country:
Botswana
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 50,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 2,000.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 23,500.00
Project Number:
BOT/SGP/OP4/CORE/07/01/01
Status:
Project Terminated Before Completion
Project Characteristics and Results
Notable Community Participation
AS this is a community project, project members will work hand in hand with memebers of the community in all matters affecting the progress of the project (e.g. decision making, planning).
Capacity - Building Component
By the time the project commences, members will have attended basic bee keeping course and forestry management offered by the Department of Agriculture. One member will be chosen to attend a short course on book keeping/accounts or sales and marketing/project management.
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Grantee Contact

Ms Abaleng Silabo
Phone: 74372884
 

Address

P O Box 101, Mathethe, Botswana
Diabo , SADC , +267

SGP Country office contact

Ms. Abigail Engleton
Phone:
+267 363-3767
Email:

Address

UN Building, Government Enclave Corner Khama Crescent & President Drive P O Box 54
Gaborone, SADC