Bees for Young Entrepreneurs

Several beekeepers pose for a group picture.
Successful beekeepers and young entrepreneurs in Dehana.

In order to reduce youth unemployment and rural depopulation, Biovision is working with our partner icipe and committed young people to establish start-up companies in rural Ethiopia for the manufacture of high-quality honey and beeswax. This not only improves incomes but also promotes plant diversity and improves crop pollination locally. 

 


Stories from this project

The female beekeepers of Dehana

Gender equality is also of great importance to Biovision in the bee project in Dehana, Ethiopia. Nevertheless, there are still high hurdles for women in their daily work. Read...

 

Sweet temptation: A field report

The project "Beekeeping for Young Companies" has given young women and men in Sekota, Ethiopia, new hope since 2018. The holistic, entrepreneurial approach is intended to improve the ecological balance and combat rural outmigration and poverty. Nina Zenklusen, Marketing & Fundraising employee, was on site. Read...