December 6, 2020

Beekeeping as the core of agricultural development in Somalia, as it makes significant contributions to the National Income and Gross Domestic Product GDP of the country in form of improved crop production and export of bee products.

In Somalia, the presence of bee colony can enhance agricultural production in the term of pollinating fruit and vegetable production. Bee hive products especially honey attract best prices making it a valuable commodity for incomes.

Honey bee produces more than just the production of honey, but there are other substance that bee colonies produce naturally, such as propolis, beeswax, pollen grain and royal jelly. These products are very much required in Somalia, but the demand is not always fulfilled by local supply.

Recently beekeeping companies are considerably increasing in Somalia, while traditional bee hives are decreasing when it compared to modern bee hives specially langstroth and ten frame bee .

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