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TUNISIa

AGRICULTURE & LIVELIHOODS

 

Supply chain development for honey farmers in Tunisia

The Problem

The Jendouba region of Tunisia has a population of approximately 400,000 with an estimated 20% unemployment rate. Jendouba is known for its favorable fauna, ecosystem and biodiversity to the development of apiculture. However, for small-scale beekeepers without proper training in beekeeping, achieving high levels of hive productivity that will provide a sufficient income is a challenge

The Solution

Thanks to strong technical expertise within its team, CIFEA will provide essential beekeeping training and access to markets to local small-scale beekeepers in Jendouba. CIFEA plans to collect, distribute, and commercialize its own branded organic certified honey and hive products: It aims to market these organic products locally and internationally.


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“A charity dollar has one life -

a social business dollar can be invested over and over again”

Prof. Muhammad Yunus