Each group will be provided with 15 topbar hives, made locally, as well as planting a tree nursery to improve bee habitat. The aim is to help the groups improve their incomes through selling honey and wax. The District Beekeeping Officer is involved in advising on the project.
This project aims to help 50 rural beekeepers to move from traditional hives to modern equipment. In addition to hives, there will be training, provision of protective equipment, harvesting equipment and packaging products. The project also aims to establish a tree nursery in order to distribute bee friendly trees. They intend to visit Kikukwe village to learn from the beekeeping project which was funded by TDT many years ago.