Upcoming Projects

Bees for Batwa: “Promotion of Beekeeping for Enhanced Livelihoods among Batwa and Other Marginalized and Vulnerable Groups around Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Area”

This is a two year project November 2020- December 2022. The project is supported by Danish beekeeper association- DBK through TUNADO and will be implemented in partnership with bees for development and Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Trust (BMCT).
The project targets the Batwa a minority group in kisoro, and will focus on the three major out puts which are;

Output one: Increased knowledge and capacity of beekeeping with honey bees and stingless bees as a business among marginalised and landless Batwa communities.

Output two: Creating a new Batwa identity in the local community. Sharing scheme established, Batwa take on roles as beekeeper trainers with their landowner partners.

Output three: Market links established and business opportunities developed for Batwa and Landowners


Bees and Macademia: Integrating Macademia Nuts in Apiary Sites in the Greater Virunga Lanscape

This is a one year project 2021 funded by world wide fund for nature- WWF. The projects’ overall objective is to bolster foraging area for bees for a healthy ecosystem in the greater Virunga landscape (GVL).
Specifically, the intervention will:

  • Support 300 beekeeping households in the Rwenzori region with macadamia nuts
  • Support 300 beekeeping households with agronomic practices for macadamia nuts
  • Link the supported households to buyers of the nuts and honey

Trees x Bees (TxB)Creating and improving self-employment in the apicultural sector in Uganda”

This is a three year project 2021-2023 to be implemented by a consortium of four partners;
Woord en Daad, TUNADO, world of bees and Trias. The project is open to all the four regions of Uganda.
The project focuses on four major result areas;

  • Result area one:- Quality and quantity production
  • Result area two:- Sustainable inclusive service provision
  • Result area three:- Improved farm-farm/firm linkages
  • Result area four:- An improved sustainable women/youth inclusive competitive apiculture sector

Delicious honey, fresh from Jennifer Abalo's apiary in Gulu, Uganda. Despite losing her sight, Jennifer is now an expert beekeeper. She joins with many of the newly trained beekeepers with our partner @TUNADO_Bees enjoying the fruits of their labours. https://beesfordevelopment.org/news/trainees-with-disability-harvest-their-first-yields/

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