Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Ugandan President Urges Honey, Propolis Production

Reap from Honey — Museveni
By John Kasozi, New Vision, 10/28/2008

President Yoweri Museveni has advised African countries to take advantage of the $3b world honey market trade.

Addressing participants at the launch of Honey Trade Africa (ApiTrade) at a conference at Hotel Africana in Kampala last week, the President said regional honey trade was in line with regional integration. “We need to come together and support these regional groups to flourish. Africa produces rich honey for export but this goes unrecognised all over the world. ApiTrade will recognise our honey,” he said…

“If every homestead had 20 Kenyan Top Bars (KTB) and was extracting 20kgs per season and per hive three times a year, it would earn a good fortune. This would be in addition to bee wax and propolis. Each homestead would earn over sh7m per year.”…

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