Raising Honeybees in Coffee Plantations


As Uganda aims at increasing coffee production from four million to 20 million bags of coffee by 2020, researcher from the National Agricultural Research Organization are asking farmers to engage in bee keeping which is a necessity in pollination. Dr. Patrice Kasangaki the head of apiculture research at NARO says that beekeeping in a coffee plantation does not only sweeten coffee, but helps to increase production.