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Equitable access to pasture use for beekeepers in Kyrgyz Republic
In Kyrgyzstan Bees for Development worked with local partner RDF to
Extract from External evaluation, LTS, 2015
In terms of biodiversity outcomes, project beneficiaries in the Chon-Kemin valley reported positive impacts, resulting from increased numbers of beekeepers and improved pollination. Changes in national level legislation, in part a result of project activities, are likely to further benefit the country’s degraded pasturelands. This project also contributed to poverty reduction. Wider well-being benefits identified by these beneficiaries include improved nutrition, recreation, and improved health. Families in Chon-Kemin received training in beekeeping, building their capacity and expanding their livelihoods options.
This project was funded by the UK Darwin Initiative and was completed in 2014.