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Four beekeepers open up hives and examine the honeycomb inside.

Members of an agricultural society in Saint Thomas, Jamaica, started as subsistence farmers and blossomed into business-savvy apiculturists. Through the USAID-funded Jamaica Rural Economy and Ecosystems Adapting to Climate Change project, the group learned about the importance of these key pollinators and how beekeeping and selling honey products can provide climate-smart economic opportunities.

Jamaican farmers become business-savvy apiculturists

Copyright © 2019 ACDI/VOCA

Country Jamaica
Topics Natural Resource Management, Adaptation

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