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The estimated economic potential for the apiculture sector in Africa is currently unmet, and in part due to a lack of training in appropriate beekeeping techniques. Development agencies promote beekeeping widely in developing nations to alleviate rural poverty and simultaneously provide an incentive for forest conservation. There is little robust e...
Small and medium forest enterprises (SMFEs) are critical for reducing poverty. They generate local wealth, secure local resources, encourage environmental accountability, promote local creativity and can preserve indigenous cultures and market niches. While the number of SMFEs starting up in least developed countries is high, sustaining them is a c...