This is one of Bees for Development's most frequently asked questions.
There are many components to establishing a succesfull beekeeping project. Failure is often a result of some of these compeonents not being considered, perhaps because of incomplete understanding of the different elements of both beekeeping and development.
The three most important elements of a beekeeping development project are:
Follow the links to our decision tree tool. This can help you to decide if there is potential for a beekeeping project in your area and will also help you to consider what you need to think about.
If you decide to go ahead with a beekeeping project, use this website to learn more about beekeeping and find more information.
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