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Record honey production in six months: MAIL

Record honey production in six months: MAIL

Sep 12, 2015 - 19:20

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): More than 1.5 million kilograms of honey has been produced during the past six months in nine provinces, the highest production ever, the Ministry of Agricultureinfo-icon, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) said on Saturday.

In a statement, the ministry said there were 6,100 honey bee-keepers in the nine provinces. Of them 599 were members of unions, 2077 associated with cooperatives and the remaining 3432 run the business individually.

Beekeeping is common in Badakshan, Takhar, Kunduz, Baghlahn, Nangarhar, Ghazni, Logar, Paktia and Herat provinces.

The agriculture ministry said it had assisted beekeepers in area of capacity building and the provision of processing equipment and honey wax.



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