16 June 2017: Officials from Central and Regional Programs, Dzongkhags and beekeeping groups chairman, secretary and treasurers attended a one day workshop on beekeeping on 10 June 2017 at NH-RDC Jakar. The workshop was conducted with financial support from ICIMOD. The workshop had reviewed various beekeeping research and developmental activities of the past and deliberated pertinent issues regarding beekeeping development in the country.
The workshop after prioritising the beekeeping activities had developed a strategy to accelerate the beekeeping development in the 12th Five Year Plan.
Beekeeping is one of the crucial parts of livestock production system and plays pivotal roles in conservation of biodiversity and rural livelihood development through creation of rural employment opportunities.
Reported by NH-RDC Jakar
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